Chief Executive Officer Dutch Payments Association
Piet has a degree in economics at the University of Amsterdam. After his study Piet joined the Dutch Central Bank, in which he held several senior management positions in economic research, economic and monetary policy and payments, lastly as a member of the Payments and Settlement Committee of the Eurosystem. In 2004 Piet joined Currence, the then newly established Dutch entity for ownership of the Dutch collective payment schemes, including iDEAL. He became its CEO in 2006. In 2011 Piet became CEO of the newly founded Dutch Payments Association whose members are payment banks and payments institutions in the Netherlands, combining the two CEO positions. Piet chairs several steering and stakeholder groups on innovative payments in the Netherlands. For example the Instant Payments programme, iDEAL innovations and the national digital banking identification and authentication programme (iDIN). In his capacity as CEO he is also involved in other innovations in Dutch Payments landscape and participates in a lot of national and international meetings on payments.