Wiebe Draijer

Chairman of the Executive Board of Rabobank Nederland

”I dare you to challenge your limits, not to limit your challenges.”

Wiebe Draijer was born in Enschede and is 53 years old, married to Lisette and they have four children. He graduated from Delft University of Technology in 1989 and holds a Master in Mechanical Engineering. He joined the MBA program specializing in Finance at INSEAD Business School in 1991.

During his studies Wiebe worked as freelance journalist for (a.o.) NRC Handelsblad and subsequently as a researcher at Phillips Research Laboratories. He started as a consultant with McKinsey & Company in 1990 and stayed there for almost 23 years. He held several positions, the last years as Managing Partner Nederland and Managing Partner Benelux. In September 2012 he left McKinsey to become Chairman of the Social And Economic Council of the Netherlands. He took over as Chairman of the Rabobank Executive Board of Rabobank in October 2014. Wiebe holds various Auxiliary Positions.