Speakers and Panel Members
All documentaries from the Fraud Film Festival are introduced by highly valued speakers and panel members and discussed afterwards with the public and invited guests.
These speakers come from the professional field, have participated in the films or are involved in the subject through the FFF partners. They are all experienced speakers and discussion leaders who interact with guests and the public.
Harm Trip is director of the National Criminal Investigation Department and has many years of experience in conducting criminal investigations within the government into leaks of information, bribery and other crimes.
Ronald Steen has been a public prosecutor since 1998. He was the officer in major government investigation cases such as that of Demmink and Hooijmaijers. Ronald is now responsible for integrity issues in Rotterdam, among other things.
Willeke Slingerland is lecturer in defensible government at Saxion University of Applied Sciences (Apeldoorn, Deventer and Enschede). Within the research group, she leads the research group that conducts practice-oriented research into the prevention and combating of financial and economic crime and official crimes. Willeke obtained her PhD in 2018 with her research into the relationship between networks and corruption. Her book “Network Corruption: When Social Capital Becomes Corrupted” was recently published. She previously investigated the Dutch National Integrity System on behalf of Transparency International. Willeke is also the National Rapporteur on Corruption for the European Commission.
Herman Bolhaar was appointed as the Dutch National Rapporteur on Human Trafficking and Sexual Violence against Children Herman Bolhaar on 1 February 2018. The research and reports on the nature and extent of human trafficking and sexual violence against children in the Netherlands, and on the effects of the government policies pursued. He does so by publishing monitors and thematic reports, for instance on prostitution and human trafficking. The Dutch Rapporteur works independently and reports to the Dutch government.
Bram Vermeulen (1974) has been reporting from Africa, Turkey and the Middle East for NRC Handelsblad, NOS and Nieuwsuur since 2001. He wrote the book “Help, I became white” and presented 5 travel series at the VPRO, including “De Trek” and “Sahara”. He was chosen as journalist of the year in 2008 and won the Dick Scherpenzeel Prize, the Lira Correspondents Prize and the Herman Wekker Prize for his work. He has a cat named Caramel.
Pauline Overeem works as senior researcher with the Amsterdam-based Centre for research on multinational corporations (SOMO), looking into the impact of corporate activities on people and the environment. She sits on the Board of Electronics Watch. Has worked for various organisations, including the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Oxfam Novib and the India Committee of the Netherlands. She studied Contemporary Asian History and holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Amsterdam.
Arpinder joined Ernst & Young in March 2010 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996 Arpinder leads EY’s India Forensic & Integrity Services practice, with further leadership responsibility for forensic support in Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka and Emerging Markets (Africa, Middle East and ASEAN). He is also a member of the Global Forensic Executive Committee. Arpinder is the President of Mumbai Chapter (India) of The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
Roxana Faujdar works as a product manager for Longer Independent Living and Sustainable Living at Rabobank and is co-initiator of the Local Alliance in Zoetermeer. One of the 62 local networks that combats financial abuse regionally. In addition, she is involved in the banking sector program to tackle the financial abuse of their clients’ bank accounts.
Edwin van Breemen
Edwin van Breemen works as a coach, trainer and Independent Client Supporter and focuses on people with a disability as well as on care professionals from his company D and K Coaching and Advice. With years of experience within the healthcare sector, he does this from a focus on quality of life.
Cees van Dam
Professor of Erasmus University
Nick van Buitenen
Nick van Buitenen is chairman of the Royal Notarial Professional Organization (KNB) and works as a notary in Utrecht. The notarial profession sees it as its duty to prevent and discuss the financial exploitation of vulnerable clients. We do this in our daily practice and together with other parties in the Delta Platform Dementia and the VWS alliance “Aging Financially Safe”.
Jill Coster van Voorhout
Assistant Professor of International Criminal Law, University of Amsterdam
Head of Operations at the The Hague National Police Unit
Rob van ‘t Oever
Head of Intelligence Center ABN AMRO
Hans van der Vlist
Chairman of Transparency International
Journalist at de Volkskrant and author
Director of Enterprise Risk Management Volksbank N.V.
Head Diversity & Inclusion PwC
Program Manager Machine Learn Fairness Google
Dr. Haroon Sheikh
Senior scientist at the Scientific Council for Government Policy and affiliated with VU University Amsterdam as a philosopher
Manager at Scharlaken Koord
Project leader Smart Cell Find the Money Taskforce Brabant Zeeland
Marjolein Braamhaar – Van der Werff
Head of KYC & privacy & regulatory at ING
Financial Crime Advisor at Efficient Frontiers International
Former board member Dixons, V&D Department Stores and at KPN Telekom. Convicted for fraud. Author of the book “Steep Up and Hard Down”
Michael Skiba (“Dr. Fraud”)
J. Michael Skiba, known as Dr. Fraud is an international expert on economic crime and has been named one of the best crime fighters in the world. He has an MBA and a PhD with a research focus on fraud and economic crime and is considered to be one of the leading researchers in this field. He has been a university professor for more than fifteen years and currently holds the position of program president of Criminal Justice at the Colorado State University Global Campus.
Professor of Criminology at the VU University
Business Development Manager at BusinessForensics
Managing Partner De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
Director of the Intelligence and Investigation Service of the NVWA
Public Prosecutor Functional Public Prosecutor’s Office
Chairman of LLTB
Thomas Huchon is a director, known for Conspi Hunter (2015), Trumping Democracy (2017) and Quotidien (2016)
Journalist at De Correspondent
Portfolio holder for human trafficking, Public Prosecution Service – Functional Public Prosecutor’s Office
Former Minister for Development Cooperation
Director of the Waag Society
Project leader Smart Cell Find the Money Taskforce Brabant Zeeland
Head of department of the Intelligence and Investigation Service of the NVWA
Prosecutor at the Functional Prosecutor’s Office of the Public Prosecution Service
Claudia de Wit-Heuver
Oliver Bullough (Wales, 1977) is a British investigative journalist and writer. He studied Modern History at the University of Oxford. His articles are mainly published by Reuters, The Guardian and The New York Times. Writer of the book ‘Money Land’.
Assistant Professor American Studies in Political Culture and Theory, University of Groningen
Casper Frank Eggink
Since 1988 Frank Eggink held various leadership positions at Royal Dutch Shell. During 23 years, he gained extensive experience in the oil & gas, chemicals, renewable energy and forestry sectors in the Americas, Europe and Asia. In his last assignment, Frank served as Vice-President for Finance & Planning for Shell Energy in Europe, Russia and Central Asia. Before joining the Damen Shipyards Group in 2013, he contributed to the complex turnaround of the DeepOcean Group – a subsea services company – as CFO. He has a broad business background with solid strategic leadership, business transformation and finance leadership skills, and a proven track record of value creation and delivery. Additionally, he is a member of a number of Advisory Boards.
While at Damen: Frank Eggink, Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive Board, is responsible for Finance, Insurance, Group IT&IM, Compliance and Customer Finance.
Siem Eikelenboom studied journalism and art history in Utrecht. He previously worked as an investigative journalist at the Utrechts Nieuwsblad, the research tv program Zembla and tv news program Nova. In 2008 he switched to Het Financieele Dagblad. His research work has been awarded three times with the Citi Journalistic Excellence Award and twice with the Pulitzer (as a member of the New York Times team investigating Apple and as a member of the Panama Papers international consortium). In 2015, a series on fraud by Royal Imtech in Poland was nominated for De Loep. In 2001, his book The Genetic Fingerprint was nominated for the Eureka Prize, the prize for the best scientific book.