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Staffed Office

Anne-Marie Munnik, RBA: Executive Director   

Anne-Marie Munnik joined the former VBA beleggingsprofessionals in 2013 as executive director. In this role she was responsible for the staffed office, preparation and implementation of strategy, developing and coordination educational activities, developing and implementing public relations and affairs policy and activities and external communications. Before joining the VBA Anne-Marie was head of Investment Research between 2006-2013 at MN. Prior she worked as an investment strategist and analyst at several investment firms in the Netherlands.
Anne-Marie holds a master degree in Business Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam as well as the RBA designation.




Irma Willem​sen: Staffed Office Executive

Irma Willemsen joined the former VBA beleggingsprofessionals in 2003 as secretary general. In this role she was responsible for carrying out the financial administration, keeping the membership records, organizing meetings and seminars, and taking care of publications and maintaining the website of the VBA. She also takes minutes at a.o. the board meetings, the meetings of the editorial board of the VBA Journal, and the curatorium for continuing education.
Before joining the VBA Irma was office manager between 1986-2002 at FDA, a financial research agency. Prior she worked as marketing assistant at Digital Equipment.





Heleen de Vlaam: Staffed Office Executive

Heleen joined CFA Society VBA Netherlands in Januari 2018, following the merger of VBA Beleggingsprofessionals and CFA Society Netherlands. She was responsible for the post-merger implementation management; planning and implementation of AVG regulations, the Salesforce platform, the new website; database management and organization of events. Her current focus is on recruitment, onboarding and engagement of new members, creating member value and benefits, and organising CFA Candidate and Student activities. She is also responsible for database management in Salesforce and Constant Contacts and membership reporting.
Heleen holds a master degree in both Communication Science and International Relations and previously worked as a telecommunications researcher and consultant.




Joost van der Mandele: Staffed Office Executive

Joost van der Mandele joined CFA Society Netherlands in November 2022. His focus within the organisation is managing the website, mailings and (social) media.
Joost holds a Master's degree Artificial Intelligence and completed the first two levels of the CFA Program. He has worked for Van Der Moolen, Flow Traders and IMC as trader and strategist. Joost is also the manager of the succesful ARAR Fund, a long-only equity fund focused on fundamentally undervalued stocks. 



Andrej Antonijevic, CFA: Staffed Office Executive

Andrej Antonijevic joined CFA Society Netherlands in August 2023 as Education Coordinator. In this capacity, he is responsible for organizing and planning the society's educational activities, with a specific focus on the VBA Academy including the RBA program and the MiFID II Stay Compliant Program. With 19 years of experience in asset management, Andrej brings a wealth of knowledge to his role. Prior to joining CFA Society Netherlands, Andrej worked as a Senior Portfolio Manager for listed property equity funds at NN Investment Partners and BNP Paribas AM. Andrej holds a Master of Science in Economics degree from Lehigh University. He has been a CFA Charterholder since 2005.


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