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Global Alliance for Banking on Values
Nieuweroordweg 1
P.O. Box 55
3700 AB Zeist
The Netherlands

The Secretariat of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values

James Niven James Niven
Programme Manager
T +31 (0)30 694 2421
M +31 (0)6 5390 8150
James (United Kingdom), is Programme Manager for the GABV and the Head of Public Affairs at Triodos Bank. He has fifteen years’ experience communicating the work of values-driven organisations, including NGOs, government and business. Before joining Triodos Bank’s international office, James was responsible for external communications and marketing at its UK branch. Within the GABV secretariat his responsibilities include helping to develop and progress the GABV’s overall agenda and communications activities, providing support to the human capital and thought leadership action tracks, network expansion in Africa, Europe and Australia, and support for the GABV Chair and Steering Committee.

David KorslundDavid Korslund
Senior Advisor
M +31 (0)63 427 6907
David (United States/Netherlands), has filled a number of senior and strategic roles in banking and financial services since 1976, starting at Shore Bank in Chicago and with more than 25 years at ABN AMRO in the US and the Netherlands. Within the GABV secretariat his responsibilities include helping to deliver results from the financial capital and impact metrics action tracks, network expansion in Asia and the Americas, research on the business case for sustainable banking, and providing general strategic guidance to the GABV Chair and Steering Committee.

Adele ArendseAdele Arendse
Network Coordinator
T +31(0)30 694 3062
Adele (South Africa), has fifteen years experience in project management and support within environment and development NGOs, non-profits, government and research institutions. Within the GABV secretariat her responsibilities include providing and managing the general administrative and operational support to all secretariat and network activities as well as the GABV action tracks, coordinating the internal and external GABV communications and events, and acting as the liaison point for the Global Alliance Values Ambassadors programme.

pasfoto diederik bwDiederik van Meenen
Intern: Metrics (March-September 2014)
T +31(0)30 694 3078
Diederik (Netherlands) is a student from the University of Groningen and is studying both business administration and philosophy. For the latter, he is doing an internship for the GABV. The combination of his focus areas enables him to think from a fresh perspective about sustainability, business ethics and other organizational issues. Moreover, during a study exchange in Indonesia he co-founded NGO Project Child in Yogyakarta, which focuses on sustainability issues and teaches English to streetchildren. Within the GABV, his input concentrates on assisting in further development of the impact metrics action track.  

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