Since 2016 Cees Oudshoorn is Director General of VNO-NCW. VNO-NCW is the largest business organisation in the Netherlands, representing 85% of the market sector and a large variety of business sectors in manufacturing and services, including the financial sector. VNO-NCW is a member of BUSINESSEUROPE, the Business and Industry Advisory Committee (BIAC) to the OECD and the International Organisation of Employers IOE.
Cees Oudshoorn studied Economics at the Free University in Amsterdam. He has published widely on social, financial and economic topics.