Anne Hettinga

Chairman of the Board - Arriva Netherlands

Anne Hettinga joined the Arriva Management Board in the role of Managing Director, Arriva Netherlands in May 2021 with responsibility for growing Arriva’s presence in the Dutch market – Arriva’s largest market in Mainland Europe – and for supporting innovation in passenger transport solutions to meet the needs and demands of that market. Anne has been with Arriva since 2000, holding various leadership positions. He joined as Finance Director for Arriva Netherlands before becoming CEO of the business in 2006 – a role he still holds today. He was then appointed to the Arriva Management Board in 2014 through to 2018 with the additional responsibility for growing Arriva’s presence across Northern Europe. Prior to joining Arriva, Anne worked as a Finance Director for Ballast Nedam, a Dutch-based construction and engineering company, and before that worked for eight years as a Project Manager for Epon NV – the Netherlands’ largest power producer at the time. He started his career at NV PEB – an international supplier for the (petro)chemical and energy industries. He holds various Board positions, including Chairman of the Federation Mobility Companies (FMN) in the Netherlands. Anne studied Economics and Business at the University of Groningen and Accountancy at NIVRA and University of Amsterdam.