Arjan started his own compliance consultancy business more than 10 years ago. Since that time, over 25 different financial institutions used his compliance experience and advice to start a business as fund manager or investment firm. Besides advising on compliance issues for many different institutions, Arjan is contracted to act as the external compliance officer for around 10 financial institutions.
The knowledge and experience in the area of compliance was gained during 6 years employment by the two regulators of the Netherlands, the Dutch Central Bank and the Financial Markets Authority. Before that time, Arjan as affiliated with KPMG as an auditor.
Arjan’s specialties are based on many years of broad experience and belief that the implementation of the required laws and regulations lead to an environment in which management is in control and services are offered to clients which added value for them. Arjan applies knowledge and experience into practical solutions, he is not afraid for stance, is flexible and quick in his reactions.
Schildershoven Finance appointed Arjan at the end of March 2015 as the external compliance officer.
Arjan studied Accountancy and Corporate Compliance at VU University Amsterdam and obtained the titles Chartered Accountant (“Register Accountant”) and Executive Master of Compliance
Compliance has been in his mind since birth. Rules have to be followed-up. Injustice and non-compliance cannot be tolerated. No surprise that the period as chartered accountant has been a tough time for Arjan. Time for revival started from the period being a supervisor, no excuses anymore. Every penny must be explained and accountability is essential to your clients.
Instead of ‘comply or explain’ Arjan prefers the slogan ‘comply or die’. But Arjan will be available to help the institutions to survive in this complex financial world.
Arjan can be demanding, also to himself. He loves his four children and partner, but can be irritated if the rules are not followed up. Striking that rules are not always applicable for himself. Sports and friends enjoying life are also very important to Arjan.