Emmeline van Heukelem has become a member of Pels Rijcken's Board on 1 January 2023. Before that, she has been Director of Risk and Compliance at Pels Rijcken since 1 March 2022. In her position, Emmeline will further define the structure of the new Risk and Compliance department and compliance with laws and regulations, rules of conduct, integrity and risk management.
Emmeline worked as a supervisor for the past nine years, initially at the Dutch Central Bank (DNB) and since 2015 at the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt. As Principal Supervisor, she worked on a wide range of governance and compliance issues in the financial sector. On behalf of the ECB, she also worked at the European Banking Authority (EBA) in Paris for one year to coordinate policies related to integrity. Emmeline also worked as a lawyer in the M&A practice for more than five years. She started her career at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek.
Over the years, Emmeline provided various training courses at DNB, ECB, EBA and Leiden University. Using her knowledge and experience, Emmeline will contribute to the further structuring and expansion of her Governance, Risk and Compliance portfolio in order to have it meet the highest standards within the legal profession.
If you like to meet Emmeline or if you have any questions, please contact her directly.