ROLE PLAYERS 2017 - Frido Kraanen

Frido Kraanen

Principal Director Societal Impact

PGGM is a Dutch pension service provider, working for multiple pension funds, with €200 bln assets under management and working for 2.7 million participants. PGGM is a cooperative with 715.000 members, an association for people who works or have worked in health care or social services. Frido is responsible for the PGGM's cooperative principles, the societal agenda of PGGM and the corporate social responsibility program.

He is also a board member of the Cooperative WeHelpen, Deltaplan Dementia (a nationwide program to fight Alzheimer's disease) and chairs an international working group on the role of money and finance in the transition to a circular economy. Before Frido joined PGGM he worked for the Netherlands' Ministry of Health care, Welfare and Sports, lately as a deputy director for Macroeconomic policy and Labor relations. Besides that he was the Netherlands' delegate and council member of the Health Committee of the OECD. Frido has a degree in business administration.