Our Supervisory Board, consisting of three persons, supervises the Anthos Board of Directors (see below for more information).
Leen Meijaard, Chairman
Leen joined Anthos as Chairman of the Supervisory Board in 2021. He has over thirty six years’ experience in portfolio management and leadership executive positions within the investment industry. He is now the chairman of several supervisory boards including Achmea Investment Management and football club Ajax. Previously, he was Managing Director EMEA at Blackrock for 15 years, a Director at Fidelity Investments and a senior portfolio manager at Robeco. Prior to that he worked at the ministry of finance at The Hague.
Nikhil joined Anthos as a member on the Supervisory Board in 2021. Currently, he is partner and portfolio manager at Exor Capital. Previously, he was CIO at Generali Group, a member of the Generali Group Management Committee and Chairman of Generali Investments Europe. Nikhil was also Group CIO of Allianz Investment Management and member of Allianz Group's International Executive Committee.
Hélène Vletter-van Dort
Hélène joined Anthos as a member on the Supervisory Board in 2021. She has over 30 years’ experience in the legal profession in a number of noteworthy positions. Since 2015, she has been the chair of the Supervisory Board of Intertrust NV and vice-chair of the Supervisory Board of NN Group NV. Before that, after training and practising as a lawyer, she then became a judge and professor of Financial Law & Governance at Erasmus School of Law.
Board of Directors & Management Team
The Anthos Fund & Asset Management (Anthos) Board of Directors is ultimately responsible for portfolio management and investment services, while each asset class investment team has its own Chief Investment Officer (CIO). This means there is full autonomy of investment decisions, which translates to speed, efficiency, aligned incentives as well as uncorrelated decisions across the different teams.
The Anthos Board of Directors is also responsible for maintaining a governance model that enforces strong internal control and contributes to our commitment to integrity, ethical values and operational excellence. We recognise that taking risks is part of doing business, it is even necessary to create value for clients. Nevertheless, we have taken measures to guarantee quality in both the organisation and the structure of our processes.
Jacco Maters, CEO and Chair of Anthos Board of Directors
Jacco joined Anthos in 2018 as CEO and Chair of Anthos Board of Directors. He has over twenty five years’ experience as an investor and senior director in the international investment sector. Before Anthos, he was CEO and Group CIO of Delta Lloyd Asset Management, with ultimate responsibility for Delta Lloyd Group's investment strategies. Previously, his career included positions as Group Head Equity and Group Head Derivatives at Allianz in Germany and Head of Structured Solutions as a Senior Vice President at Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie.
Frans Meerveld, COO/CFRO and Member of Anthos Board of Directors
Frans joined Anthos in 2015 as COO, CFRO and member of the Board of Directors. He has over 26 years’ experience in operational leadership positions in the private sector. Before Anthos, he held roles at Univest Company B.V. Unilever as COO, Chief Risk Officer/Vice President, at AEGON Asset Management as COO and Country Head NL, and at PricewaterhouseCoopers as Assistant Manager. Outside of Anthos, Frans is a board member of two charity development programs in Nairobi, Kenya that support and educate abandoned children.
Roger Dayala, Head of Investment Department
Roger joined Anthos in 2016 as Managing Director Hedge Funds & Commodities. In 2019, he became Head of Investment Department. He has over 20 years’ experience in asset management, broking and private banking. He has gained significant experience across the asset class universe, with an excellent public track record in asset allocation, equities, fixed income, convertibles, hedge funds and commodities. Before Anthos, he held roles at BNP Paribas in Amsterdam and Deutsche Bank in both London and Zurich. Previously, he had roles as MD Hedge Funds & Commodities, Head of Global Fixed Income, Head Advisory (across all asset classes) & Equities PM (lead).
Ben Kramer, Chief Client Officer
Ben joined Anthos in 2019 as CCO. He has over twenty six years’ experience in the international investment sector. Before Anthos, he was Global Head of Pensions and Insurance at Kempen Capital Management where he had ultimate responsibility for the global institutional client base. Previously, Ben was Country Head and Executive Director at BMO Global Asset Management, Head of Business Development & Client Relationship management at Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie and Head of European Sales at KAS BANK.
Code of Conduct
Our Code of Conduct outlines the expectations of ethical behaviour for our staff, built on the foundation of Anthos’ shared set of beliefs and principles.