Ms. Neelie Kroes

Comisaria Europea de Competencia
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Biographical Sketch - Neelie Kroes

Personal

Born: July 19, 1941 Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Education

Erasmus University, Rotterdam Doctoraal Examen Economie (Masters of Science in Economics) 1965

Employment

2000 - present Business Activities, advisor/board member (inter-)national companies 1991 - 2000 President Nyenrode University 1989 - 1991 Advisor to the European Transport Commissioner Brussels, Belgium 1982 - 1989 Minister of Transport, Public Works and Telecommunication 1977 - 1981 State Secretary for Transport, Public Works and Telecommunication 1971 - 1977 Member of Parliament 1969 - 1971 Member of the Rotterdam Municipal Council Member of the Rotterdam Chamber of Commerce 1965 - 1971 Assistant Professor Transport Economics, Erasmus University

Business Activities

Chairman Supervisory Board MeyerMonitor Non Executive Board Member MM02 Member Supervisory Board Corio Member Supervisory Board Royal P&O Nedlloyd NV Member Supervisory Board Ballast Nedam Member Supervisory Board of New Skies Satellites Member Supervisory Board Lucent Technologies BV the Netherlands Member Supervisory Board Nederlandse Spoorwegen NV (Dutch Railways) Member Supervisory Board Volvo Group Member Supervisory Board Thales Group Member Board of Trustees ProLogis International

Associations (non business activities)

Chairman of Governing Board of Delta Psychiatrical Hospital Chairman Het Rembrandthuis foundation Chairman Nederlands Luchtvaart Overleg (Dutch Aviation Platform) Chairman of Governing Board Poets of all nations Chairman Overlegorgaan Waterbeheer en Noordzee-aangelegenheden Member of Governing Board Nelson Mandela Children Fund Member Board of Directors World Cancer Research Fund

Awards and Honours

Grand Officer of the Order of Legion of Honour of France, 1984 Grand Cross of the Order of the German Federal Republic, 1985 Grand Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau of The Netherlands, 1989 The Bintang Mahaputra Adiprana Order, Indonesia, 1993 Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Hull, U.K. 1989 Woman of the year in infrastructure 1993; International Road Federation

Former Business Activities / Associations

Chairman Nyenrode Fund Advisor Monitor Group Member of Governing Board Royal Trade Fair (Koninklijke Jaarbeurs) Chairman Supervisory Board Port Support International BV Chairman of Governing Board of TBS Mental Hospital De Kijvelanden Chairman of Governing Board Bezinnings Groep Water Member of Governing Board Stichting International Human Resources Development VNO/NCW Member of Advisory Board International Problems (AIV) Member Supervisory Board of Directors Prologis European Properties Chairman Supervisory Board NIB Capital NV Member Advisory Board PriceWaterhouseCoopers Member Supervisory Board NCM Holding NV Member Board of Directors Brambles Industries Ltd. (Australia) Advisor Arcadis (Heidemij/Grabowsky) Member Supervisory Board McDonald?s Chairman Supervisory Board Intis BV Member Board of Directors SC Johnson Wax Euro Board Member Supervisory Board Digital Equipment BV Member Supervisory Board Groeneveld Transport Efficiency Member Raad van Toezicht Veerstichting Chairman Governing Board Kunsthal Member Competitiveness Group to the Chairman European Commission Member Governing Board Insurance Authority Member Governing Board Conservation of Nature Member High Level Group on the trans-European Network