Richard Emmerink temporarily appointed as Director of Corporate Development, Royal Schiphol Group

Royal Schiphol Group has temporarily appointed Richard Emmerink (47) as Director of Corporate Development. He succeeds the role from Peter van Grinsven, who leaves Royal Schiphol Group to become CEO of Accelerator, starting February 1. Accelerator is the international holding company of StartupBootcamp and The Talent Institute, among other ventures.

Richard Emmerink is an Econometrics graduate and also holds a PhD in Transport Economics. He became CFO/COO and consultant in several companies within the logistics and financial sector, where he gained a lot of experience in strategy, finance and operations. He worked previously at Connexxion Openbaar Vervoer N.V., and Aegon Nederland, Abellio and McKinsey before that.