Speakers

Speakers

Nick Bostrom

Professor at Oxford University

Nick Bostrom is a Professor at Oxford University, where he leads the Future of Humanity Institute. His latest bestseller Superintelligence has received praise from amongst others Bill Gates and Elon Musk and helped spark a global conversation about artificial intelligence. Bostrom’s widely influential work, which traverses philosophy, science, ethics, and technology, has illuminated the links between our present actions and long-term global outcomes, thereby casting a new light on the human condition.
See www.nickbostrom.com for more information.

Jakob Leidekker

Business manager of National Park De Hoge Veluwe

Jakob is the business manager of National Park De Hoge Veluwe. He is responsible for the management of the forests, moorland, fauna and infrastructure in the park. He has been working at De Hoge Veluwe since 2004, after work in engineering services and for the Royal Dutch Hunters Association. Jakob has been educated as a forester.

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Jeroen Drost

CEO of SHV Holdings

Jeroen Drost is CEO of SHV Holdings, a privately owned Dutch trading company and one of the world’s largest private trading groups. SHV is a highly diversified company, with interests in transport, retail, oil, food and financial services, including brands such as Nutreco, Mammoet, Eriks and Makro. The company currently employs around 47,000 people and has revenues of over €20bln. Jeroen Drost became SHV’s CEO in 2016 after holding leadership positions at ABN AMRO, NIBC and NPM Capital.

Christian Bornfeld

Chief Innovation and Technology Officer
and member of the Executive Board at ABN AMRO

Christian Bornfeld is Chief Innovation and Technology Officer and a member of the Executive Board at ABN AMRO. He joined the bank in late 2017, coming from Nordea, where he was Chief Operating Officer of Personal Banking including having a leading role in the digital transformation of Nordea. Prior to joining Nordea, he worked at Danske Bank and IBM.