Operating Partner at Hg
Eric is an Operating Partner at Hg for the Benelux region.
Eric joined Hg in 2015. He spent the majority of his career in Financial Services most recently as CEO of Rabobank’s International Direct and Retail banking. Previously, Eric spent 14 years at ING Group, where he served latterly as a Board-member of ING Bank Slaski Poland. He was also CEO of ING Bank in Australia, and a member of the Board at ING Retail Bank and Postbank NV in the Netherlands. Eric has served as non-executive director and chairman for different banks in Europe, Australia and Africa.
Eric has served as Chairman of Flow Traders N.V since mid-2015; a listed market-maker specialised in ETFs in Amsterdam, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore. He is also Non-Executive Director of Banif Banco de Investimento in Portugal. In the Netherlands he is a member of the Supervisory Board of The Greenery BV, LievenseCSO Holding BV, and Euro Pool System International BV. Eric also supports a few large Dutch family-owned companies as member and chairman of their Foundation Trust Offices.
Eric holds Master’s Degrees in both Economics and Law, both from The Erasmus University in Rotterdam.