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ZOA's Supervisory board

The supervisory board is responsible for the supervision of ZOA’s board, its plans and policies, and for safeguarding the mission and identity of the organisation. 

The main tasks of zoa's supervisory board

Oversee, guard and represent

The supervisory board has the formal responsibility to oversee ZOA’s policies and plans, guard the Christian identity, establish and sustain strategic direction, monitor risk mitigation, approve the annual budget and report, and appoint and assess the members of the executive board. Moreover, the supervisory board represents ZOA’s constituency as well as society in general.

Members of the supervisory board serve a term of five years and are eligible for one reappointment. They are selected based on criteria indicated in the general and specific profile of the supervisory board. They receive no financial compensation for their work. They can, however, claim expenses incurred in the course of their duties as supervisory board members.

  • Drs. K. Hofstede RA • Function: Remuneration Committee and Chair • Period of service: 2020 - 2025 (1st period). In his professional capacity, drs. Hofstede is Partner at PwC. He has no additional functions. 
  • Drs. A. Bouw RA CIA • Function: Audit Committee and Member • Period of service: 2016 - 2021 (2nd period). In his professional capacity, drs. Bouw is chartered accountant with a financial institution. He has no additional functions. 
  • Drs. J.J.A. Olij - Haak • Function: Remuneration Committee and Member • Period of service: 2015 - 2020 (2nd period). In her professional capacity, drs. Olij is Chair of Executive Board of Stichting Timon Group. Her additional functions are Deputy Chair Supervisory Board and member Quality and Patient Safety Committee ‘Ikazia Ziekenhuis Rotterdam’, Director ‘Coöperatie Spoor030 U.A.’ and Director ‘Molenwijk Foundation’. 
  • Ing. J. H. Dronkers LLM • Function: Member • Period of service: 2018 - 2023 (1st period). In his professional capacity, Ing. Dronkers is Secretary-General of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management. His additional functions are Chair of the Board of ‘ChristenUnie Arnhem’ and Member of the Supervisory Board of ‘Platform Talent voor Technologie’. 
  • A.T. Strijker LL. MRA• Function: Audit Committee Chair (from May 2020) and Member • Period of service: 2019 - 2024 (1st period). In his professional capacity, Mr. Strijker is Chair of Europol EFIPPP Working Group and Scientific Expert with the Council of Europe and Independent Consultant. His additional functions are Chair of the Participations, Investments and Real Estate Committee of the ‘Society of Welfare’ and Member project selection committee ‘World Servants’.