Camiel has been Global People Officer at Optiver since July 2022. He is responsible for creating one global team.
Camiel was a partner at PwC until July 2022, working in the People&Organization business unit and responsible for their Workforce Strategy proposition. In addition to his position at Optiver, he is an advisor to the boards and supervisory boards of a wide variety of organizations. His primary focus is to support them in their role as an employer. After studying Law and Economics in Utrecht and Cambridge, Camiel joined Towers Perrin. He held positions in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Belgium and the Netherlands for this organization. In 2008, he became Managing Partner for the Netherlands. After leaving Towers Watson, he founded Focus Orange in 2011 with the objective of improving the effectiveness of human resource investments through the use of innovative analytical techniques. After 10 years of successfully running the company, it was sold to PwC.
In addition to his position at Optiver, Camiel is chairman of USV Hercules 1882 and an active volunteer for the Dutch Rowing Federation. He publishes regularly, and in 2015 he and his colleague Hein Haenen wrote a book on top pay ("Top bosses and the skew in their pay"). He is married, has three sons and lives in Utrecht.