Appointments to ACTIAM’s Management Board

08 April 2021 , Hilde Veelaert appointed as CIO, Dudley Keiller as CFRO

ACTIAM is today announcing two appointments to its Management Board. Hilde Veelaert has been appointed as Chief Investment Officer at ACTIAM. She had held this position on an interim basis since 1 February 2020. Dudley Keiller has been appointed as Chief Financial and Risk Officer (CFRO). His current duties and responsibilities as Chief Transformation Officer (CTO) will be integrated in the CFRO role.

These appointments follow the strategic review ACTIAM conducted in 2020. It further strengthens ACTIAM’s position as a sustainable investment specialist and its commitment to institutional clients and wholesale distributors as well as Athora Netherlands’ unit linked distribution.

Frank Kusse, Chief Executive Officer at ACTIAM, says: “I am fully confident that these appointments will contribute to ACTIAM’s advanced position in ESG and Impact Investing and its further growth in the Netherlands and in Northern Europe. Hilde has a superb track record in sustainable investments and has been a stable factor within ACTIAM for nearly twenty years. Dudley has extensive financial and international experience. His experience is key to managing the whole spectrum of risk, finance as well as operational infrastructure. Their joint experience will be of great value to ACTIAM’s growth strategy.”

ACTIAM’s Managing Board comprises the following members: Frank Kusse (CEO), Hilde Veelaert (CIO) and Dudley Keiller (CFRO).

More information about Hilde Veelaert (1971)

Hilde had been Chief Investment Officer on an interim basis since February 2020. She started working as a portfolio manager for European equities at ACTIAM in 2003 and became Head of Equities in 2011. Hilde started her career in 1994 and worked at AXA Bank in Belgium and AXA IM in The Hague and Paris. Having obtained a Master of Science degree in Business Engineering from KU Leuven, she is now a Financial Analyst (ABAF/EFFAS). Hilde is also registered with the Dutch Securities Institute as a Senior Investment Manager.

More information about Dudley Keiller (1972)

Dudley joined ACTIAM as CTO in January 2017. He has been working in this sector for about 20 years. Before joining ACTIAM, he was CFO at both NN Investment Partners and ING Investment Management. Before that, he worked at ABN AMRO and PWC. Dudley is registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) as an ACA.