Ellen van Schoten is appointed as Vice-President of Erasmus University Rotterdam’s
Executive Board, commencing 1 January 2021. She is responsible for a portfolio
which includes: Finance, Human Resources, Real Estate & Facilities and
She was COO of the Dutch Authority for the Financial Market (AFM) since
1 October 2017, where she was responsible for the Operational Management
departments. Van Schoten has worked in the public sector for most of her career
to date. Before joining the AFM, she worked for the Netherlands Court of
Audit where she served as Secretary to the Board (General Director) and was
responsible for, among other things, the official apparatus.
Van Schoten received her PhD from Amsterdam University in 1999. Her thesis was
on Control and Audit of Financial Derivatives at Non-Financial Institutions.
In addition to holding this Doctorate in economics, she also holds a
Postdoc in Accountancy.