Rob is a former partner of McKinsey & Company (1990-2005). After that he was an executive in the insurance sector for 9 years. Rob now holds a number of supervisory board positions such as chairman of the board of the Red Cross hospital in the Netherlands, member of the non-executive board of AXA UK and member of the supervisory board of The University of Amsterdam. Earlier he was also a board-member of the Netherlands Financial Conduct Authority (AFM) and Chairman of an occupational health company.
While at McKinsey, he was the lead partner on a pro-bono client engagement with Child Helpline International working closely with Jeroo Billimoria. Jeroo subsequently invited Rob to join the Board of Aflatoun at its inception. Rob has been chairman of the Aflatoun board since September 2014.