Accountability body

The accountability body comprises 14 members and represents the employers, the members and the pension beneficiaries. The Board appoints the members of the accountability body:

  • 2 employer representatives are appointed on the recommendation of Shell Petroleum N.V. 
  • 4 representatives of the members are appointed following elections among the members
  • The Shell Nederland Central Staff Council is entitled to recommend preferred candidates 8 representatives of the pension beneficiaries are appointed following elections among the members. VOEKS, the Association of Former Employees of ‘Koninklijke Shell’ is entitled to recommend preferred candidates

The accountability body gives a retrospective annual opinion (regarding the previous calendar year) on the actions of the Board, the policy implemented by the Board, as well as on policy decisions for the future. The accountability body also has specific consultation rights.

The accountability body’s authorities regarding implementing tasks is based on the Pensions Act and on the pension fund statutes.


Composition of the accountability body
On behalf of employers On behalf of employees On behalf of pension beneficiaries
 Marloes Michon  Jan Lunenborg  Henk Burks
 Rutger Jansen  Ben van den Berg  Hans Brand, chair
   Jan Taalman  Briene Zijlmans
   Hans Peter van Arkel  Gerard Hertogh
     Edo Neefjes
     Henk Krijgsman
     Godelieve Alkemade
     Roland Wanders