After a 30-year career in the financial services sector in South Africa and the United Kingdom, which included CFO and CEO roles, Douglas van den Aardweg now has a portfolio of non-executive directorships which include:
Chairman, HSBC Life (UK) Limited
Chairman, Daiwa Capital Markets Europe Limited
Douglas has been involved with the CGIAR since 2013, originally working with all the Centers mainly in financial, risk and internal audit activities. Currently a member of the Alliance board he chairs the Governance Committee and is a member of ASPAC. Previously he chaired the Bioversity International Audit, Finance & Risk Committee from 2016-2019.
A member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, he is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales.
Douglas is South African, currently living in the United Kingdom.