10 November 2021

Meet The Leaders 2021

Start: 19:00

Finish: 23:00

Location: Leonardo Royal Hotel Amsterdam

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Meet the most inspiring leaders at our leadership event!

Together with our partner Boetien Vergouwen Overduin (BVO) we are organizing our annual “Meet the leaders” (MTL) event on the 10th of November.

Meet the Leaders is the meeting place for current and future leaders. A place where leadership is discussed and practiced. The aim of this event is to connect current inspiring leaders to future leaders. This event is about exchanging knowledge, experience, stories, and tips and tricks. This event takes place on a evening from 19:00 until 23:00, and the program exists of a plenary part followed by break out sessions.

Reasons to join:

  • To be inspired by top leaders in the Netherlands
  • To connect with other ambitious young professionals (ICA members)
  • To exchange knowledge and expertise
  • To discuss different career paths and development goals
  • To share personal and professional stories

The program:

  1. 19:00 - 19:30 Walk-in 
  2. 19:30 - 19:45 Welcome and introduction leaders
  3. 19:45 - 20:30 Panel conversation
  4. 20:30 - 21:30 Break-outs
  5. 21:30 - 23:00 Closing drinks

Confirmed leaders line-up:

  1. Benji Coetzee - Digital Director @ VodafoneZiggo
  2. Lars van der Meulen - CSR Director @ VolkerWessels
  3. Arthur Simonetti - Marketing Director @ DSM
  4. Kees van der Geer - Entrepreneur and Investor @ Pollux Invest
  5. Seada van den Herik - CEO @ Onderlinge 's-Gravenhage
  6. Martin van der Groep - Director @ Boertien Vergouwen Overduin
  7. Patrick Hennen - CTO @ Ortec
  8. Erwin de Jong - Head of Business Line - Mature Products and Service @ ASML
  9. Erwin van Laethem -  Entrepreneur, previously CEO @ Essent
  10. Jitske de Haan - Manager Business Innovation @ BAM
  11. Hanneke ter Velde - Global Director Direct Sales & Digital Transformation @ LeasePlan
  12. Meike Salvadó-de Reede - Group Director Human Resources @ Royal HaskoningDHV


The registrations are open for all members. As this is one of our most popular events, please note that we will ensure a fair distribution of spots between all our member companies on a first come first serve basis (there are +/- 150 spots available in total). 

Registration deadline is Monday the 1st of November, don't miss out!

Nominating leaders:

Currently we are selecting the line up of inspiring leaders. Please let us know if you would like to nominate a leader for this event. 

For questions related to this event, you can contact Uliana Ivaniskaja by emailing to go@ica.nl. 


Uliana Ivaniskaja

Special Events Manager



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