Rein Willems

The triple helix of Natural Capital 

Rein Willems is the chairman of the Netherlands Platform Biodiversity, Ecosystems and Economy (Platform BEE). As such, he chairs the joint initiative of IUCN NL and the Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW), a platform specifically striving for Natural Capital to be a vital part of every business in the Netherlands. Starting his career with Royal Dutch Shell, he served in many capacities in Shell offices from London and Brazil to Australia and the Philippines, before his appointment as president of Shell Netherlands in 2003. Willems is also a former member of the Dutch senate.

As our host, Willems will welcome you to the conference and give you a brief introduction to Platform BEE and the objectives of the event.

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