Leaders in Finance Podcast

#65 - S4E5 - Anneka Treon — Managing Director Van Lanschot Kempen’s Competence Center, chess player, British but has been in NL for 13 years

May 27, 2021

Anneka Treon, Managing Director at Van Lanschot Kempen’s Competence Center, where she has been working for the last 13 years. Anneka has an unconventional background. She was born and raised in London where she was an avid chess player – titled UK champion for three years running – and also involved in other mind sports like Mindmapping where she received an international bronze award. 

She grew a passion for finance at a young age and her first experience of banking was at the age of 16 at Morgan Stanley’s investment banking unit. After that she gained experience at various financial services firms; like Citi, KPMG, Rothschild and eventually Goldman Sachs. She moved over to the Netherlands 13 years ago for family reasons where she came across Van Lanschot Kempen, starting first at the capital markets side of the business. She recently took on a new position as head of the Competence Center – which lies at the intersection of wealth and financial services for both private and institutional clients.

Anneka has been featured at many media outlets, like Bloomberg, CNBC and the Financial Times where she explains and reviews financial markets and other financial news and trends.

Anneka is 34 years old, she is living in Amsterdam with her husband and three kids.



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