“Dare to learn!”
René Nelis (1965) has been CEO at BDO since 2021. Together with his the other members of the Board of Directors, he has developed the strategy ‘For people and society’ in which BDO distinguishes itself as a humane office in a business world. He graduated as a chartered accountant and became a partner at BDO in 2004. Previously he was responsible for a mixed practice of Audit & Assurance and Accountancy & Business Advice. From 2016 his focus was on guiding business succession processes, especially family businesses. René Nelis lives in Overveen with his wife Paulien and their four children. In his spare time he likes gardening and sports.