Henk Timmer joined the Executive Board in March 2014. Mr Timmer studied in Utrecht and Tilburg and held various positions in auditing, consultancy and ICT. He started his career at Achmea in 1997 as an auditor and manager of various business units, including IT, Health, Non-life and Intermediary. In 2008, Mr Timmer was appointed managing director of Group Audit & Risk Services. In this role, he managed the Audit, Risk and Integrity corporate staff services.
In 2012, the audit role was separated and he became Director of Internal Audit, covering the entire Achmea Group, both nationally and internationally. His core responsibilities on the Executive Board are Risk Management, Compliance, Legal Affairs, Human Resources and Central Services.
In addition to his role at Achmea, Mr Timmer was formerly closely involved, as a director, with the Institute of Internal Auditors and NOREA (professional association for IT auditors in the Netherlands). Mr Timmer is a member of the Security Expert Group of Stichting Maatschappij en Veiligheid and also participates in the CRO Forum on behalf of Achmea.