Jan-Willem Scheijgrond, is the Head of International Partnership for Royal Philips. He heads up the partnerships with international partners such as the United Nations and the World Economic Forum. In that role he is focusing on partnerships that strengthen health systems and improve mother and childcare. He is also a member of the WEF Global Agenda Council on Sustainable Development which focuses on the role of the private sector in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals.
Jan-Willem holds several Board memberships: Partnership for Maternal and Newborn Child Health (PMNCH), Global Finance Facility Investors Group, Maastricht School of Management and recently he was appointed chairman of the Dutch UN Global Compact Network, a call to companies to align strategies and operations with ten universal principles on human rights, labour, enivornment and anti-corruption and takes actions that advance societal goals.
Until 2015 Jan-Willem headed up the global Business to Government network at Philips that engages with governments and stakeholders to address societal challenges in particular in the area of large scale health care transformations. He joined Philips in 2009 as Senior Director as part of the Corporate Sustainability Office with responsibility for risk and reputation management.
Jan-Willem started his career at the United Nations Environment Program, where he developed best practices guides related to cleaner production for emerging markets. Subsequently, he held a number of sustainability and government related functions at the BLC Leather Confederation, Epson, and Hewlett-Packard. Jan-Willem holds a Masters degree in Environmental Technology from Wageningen University, the Netherlands. Jan-Willem is married and has two children.
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