Circle background gradient image

As the stock market’s birthplace and historically financial solid services, Amsterdam is one of the most globally diversified financial centres in Europe. 

The role of the CFO has evolved over the years and as technology is evolving, finance departments are required to become more efficient, flexible and solutions focused, with CFOs becoming more strategic business partners and enabling sustainable growth. With fintech and financial services providers finding a stable base to serve European markets in Amsterdam post-Brexit, the Dutch capital is quickly becoming a prominent financial hub connecting all of Europe.

David Knap,

Co-Founder and CFO at Dyme

With a long history in finance, David Knap is now the Co-Founder and CFO at Dyme. Knap and his three colleagues started the digital household book that automatically helps to save money on fixed costs and subscriptions in 2018. Not being their first joint company, the four previously started Cycleswap in 2014, an online bicycle-sharing platform and kind of Airbnb for bicycles, which was voted the most favourite startup in 2015 in the Google Launchpad of that year. Now, in 2022, Dyme is located on the Egelantiersgracht in the Jordaan and four years after its kick-off sees daily growth in the number of users and can rejoice in the interest of various investors who will continue to develop and grow the app.

Mark Jager,

CFO at TicketSwap

Moving up from Financial Controller, Mark Jager was appointed CFO of Ticket-Swap, a safe and easy app for fans to buy and sell tickets, in 2020 and has been with the company since 2017.  During his time as Head of Finance and data in 2018,  Mark focussed on making TicketSwap a data-driven company.     

Roald Van Dijk, 

CFO at Swapfiets

Former CFO of EasyPark, Layar and Finance Director of Central Region & Eastern Europe of CGI, Roald started his career at PWC as Senior Auditor and has been the CFO at Swapfiets since 2021. He has lived in 5 countries across different industries, businesses and cultures and is an expert in strategic transformations and organisational change with 31 years of progressive experience and an outstanding record of accomplishments.

Ingo Uytdehaage,

CFO at Adyen

With experience as Finance Director at KPN, Consultant at Plexus and chairman of the board of the Foam photography museum, Ingo made a very lucrative career switch in 2011, leaving KPN’s finance department and became CFO at payment processor Adyen, a financial technology platform.

Stef Pillen,

CFO at

Former CFO of, Stef Pillen joined Tiqets in 2017 as CFO.  The platform connects travellers with instant, last-minute, mobile tickets to top museums and attractions all over the world. Whilst at Tiqets, Stef has been scaling up the fast-growing company and continuously developed the current team to attract new talent to keep up with the rapid growth.

Richard Aznar Webster,

CFO at Zuiver Group

Current CFO at Zuiver Group since 2021, Richard is responsible for Financial & Business Control, Tax, Treasury, IT, HR and the Legal department within the board of directors. With a long finance background, one of which being Global Head of Finance & Business Navigation for the Wholesale channel at Bose, with customers such as Walmart, Amazon, Best Buy, Mediamarkt, Darty, FNAC, Boulanger and John Lewis for 6 years, Richard started out his career at PwC as Assistant Manager, responsible for managing the audit of both listed and non-listed companies with revenues ranging from € 6 milion to € 450 milion, primarily for companies within Technology, Media and Entertainment.

Martijn Leenaers,

CFO at Whoppah

With a track record of being a CFO at Orangefield Group, Acapture, Payvision, GameHouse and now Whoppah since April 2022, Martijn has strong business development and is professionally skilled in Accounting, Asset Management, Internal Controls, Tax, and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Jet Roos-van Aerssen,

CFO at Media Monks

After graduating with specialty Finance from the University of Groningen, Jet joined General Electric in the GE Financial Management Program. After graduating, she joined GE’s Corporate Audit Staff, GE’s premier leadership development organization. After spending two years with the ANWB as Group Controller, Jet joined Aegon in 2011. Fast forward to 2022, Jet is now CFO at Media Monks since February.

Alexander Kousbroek,

CFO at Port of Amsterdam

Starting out as Finance Controller at Port of Amsterdam in 2015, Alexander has also held the position of Finance Director and is now the CFO since 2020. With experience in managing Teams, Admin, Treasury, Tax, Control and External Reporting and having gained experience in coordinating the finance departments in previous positions, Alexander has +10 years experience in leading the annual financial audit process, Risk Management, reviewing M&A transactions, identifying and solving complex accounting issues.

Eva Hukshorn,

CFO MRIguidance

Eva has been at MRIguidance, a medical imaging company that offers bone imaging software to healthcare and med-tech professionals in need for safer and smarter imaging solution, as CFO since 2021. With expertise in raising Series-A and preparing for the associated growth and a background as CFO at Xinaps and HubStar, Eva knows how to drive a business to the next level.

With the help of this round up, you can connect with our Amsterdam Financial experts. 

Looking for another good read? Head over to our ‘10 CFO’s Making Waves in the South West UK’ article.

Get in touch

Think we have missed someone or want to get featured in our next article? 

Get in touch with us via

Related articles