Jan has a diverse career spanning over 25 years in the international commodity trade industry. He started his journey at Control Union World Group, where he was involved in their physical collateral and stock monitoring services in South America and Europe.
In the early 2000s, he moved to Hong Kong to implement and lead these efforts in that region. In 2003, he moved to Jakarta to serve as President Director for PT Peterson Mitra Indonesia / Control Union Indonesia, where he oversaw general management in the coal, grains, and certification services sectors.
After holding leading roles in the international commodity trade business, including as Global Head of Operational Risk & Insurance at Noble Group and at Banco BTG Pactual/Engelhart CTP, in Hong Kong and London respectively, Jan Willem transitioned into the finance sector in 2019. He is now Global Head of TCF Collateral Risk and member of the Fraud Risk Committee at Rabobank International in Utrecht and London.
By combining the variety of perspectives gained throughout his career in logistics, risk management, insurance, and trade & commodity finance, Jan is in a unique position to appreciate the complexities of physical risk management and apply them to fraud risk control.
Jan holds a master’s degree in Dutch civil and environmental law.