Director of Strategic Projects, UN PRI
Kris joined the PRI as a director in December 2015 and served PRI in a variety of roles. As director Investment Practices and ESG Engagements he was responsible for developing tools to help investors incorporating ESG in investment decisions and active ownership. He also led PRI’s work on the SDGs. He now manages several strategic projects on ‘alignment in the investment chain’, ‘making the SDGs investable’ and on ‘ESG and SDGs in corporate reporting’. Before joining the PRI, Kris was at NBA, the Dutch professional organisation for accountants, coordinating an industry wide integrity and quality program. He spent seven years as Director of Responsible Investment and Governance at MN, a fiduciary asset manager for Dutch and UK pension funds with €100 billion AUM. From 2003 to end of 2006 he served in the Dutch parliament as a spokesperson for budget control, economic globalisation, WTO, ILO, corporate governance, accountancy and corporate social responsibility.