Gwen van Berne, CMA
Gwen van Berne is the Chair-Emeritus of IMA’s Global Board of Directors for the 2023-2024 fiscal year. She is also a member of the Governance Standing Board Committee and the Nominating Standing Board Committee. She previously served as chair of the Nominating Standing Board Committee and as a member of the Strategic Planning Standing Board Committee. In addition, van Berne serves as a trustee of the ICMA Board of Trustees, IMA Research Foundation Board of Trustees, IMA Memorial Education Fund, and the IMA Europe Board.
van Berne is the Director of Finance & Risk at social impact investor Oikocredit. She has 23 years of experience in the financial services sector and was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of RIPE NCC, an internet registry that supports internet operations across the globe.
Previously, van Berne fulfilled a variety of roles within ABN AMRO Bank as Head of Capital and Risk Reporting (ABN AMRO Bank NV), Global Manager Business Development (ABN AMRO Clearing Bank NV), and Manager Private Banking (ABN AMRO Mees Pierson Wassenaar). She also served as a Supervisory Board member and chaired the Risk and Audit Committee for International Card Services, a payments provider in the Netherlands.
In her spare time, van Berne is the treasurer of the Delft Chamber Music Festival. She is also curatorium member of the executive education program for the CMA program at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.