Name: René Ph. Römer
Title:
Chief Executive Officer
Company:
Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange N.V.

Biography:
Over 30 years of experience in the international financial services industry. He had the opportunity to work with and for one of the most reputable and longstanding international financial services providers, i.e. the Citco Group of Companies. During his 28 years at Citco Mr. Römer had the privilege to occupy several managerial positions in several jurisdictions and in both the Fiduciary Services and the Banking services areas. These managerial positions have allowed him to gather a broad experience in the operational, financial and marketing aspects of the financial services industry as a whole.


 

 
Name: Derk Scheltema
Title:
President of the Board of DCSX
Company: Amicorp Curacao BV

Biography:

Derk Scheltema studied Industrial Engineering and Business Administration at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, where he obtained an MSc. He started his own business process consultancy company carrying out business process improvements, and change management projects for corporate clients. He has worked on implementation projects at among others, ABN AMRO Bank, carrying out system, change management and business process outsourcing projects in Singapore, Hong Kong, London, Frankfurt, Paris, and New York.

Derk joined Amicorp in 2007, taking on the role of Business Process Outsourcing Project Manager in the Americas and has gained exposure to corporate structuring, transactional services, and fund set-up and administration.

In 2009, Derk moved to Shanghai China to take on the role of Managing Director of the of the Shanghai office, from where he relocated to Curaçao halfway 2011 to head the Curaçao office.
Derk is a board member of the Curacao International Financial Association, and is the chairperson of the supervisory board of the DCSX.


 

Name: Walter Blijleven
Title:
Treasurer of the Board of DCSX
Company:  
The Curacao Financial Group N.V. (cfg)

Biography:
Walter is an experienced finance professional. In the 8 years before starting cfg, he held senior management roles in both public and private organizations in financial services, banking and law enforcement. Walter is a Master of Science in Business administration and is qualified as a Dutch Certified Public Accountant (“registeraccountant”) and a (US) Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA). Walter credits his leadership ability, management of large teams, “keeping cool” under pressure and sense of humor to his lengthy service as an officer in the Royal Netherlands Navy. In this capacity, he rose to Chief Supply Officer on Navy flagships involved in NATO anti-terrorism operations in The Mediterranean. At cfg Walter specializes in business valuations, mergers & acquisitions, exit planning and value building.


 

Name: Bas Horsten
Title:
Board Member DCSX
Company:
Corporate & Fund Administration Services Curacao

Biography:
Bas Horsten is currently general manager of SGG Corporate & Fund Administration Services Curaçao, with a regional responsibility for the Caribbean offices and Latin American markets; He has 20+ years of experience in estate planning and corporate & trust services. He has previous experience as general manager of respectively the Cayman, BVI and Curaçao based corporate & trust operations for the Citco Group. For the past 15 years, his commercial focus has been the Americas, with specific interest in wealth planning for Latin American HNWI and families. He holds a degree in civil and corporate law of the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He is a TEP (Trust and Estate Planner under the Society of Trust and Estate Planners organization and President of the STEP Curacao Chapter ). Core areas of expertise are corporate structuring and administration, trust and estate planning as well as fund administrations. He is fluent in Dutch, English, and Spanish, with a fair knowledge of French, German and Russian.


 

Name: Jerry van Gijn
Title:
Board Member DCSX
Company:
Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange N.V.

Biography:
Jerry van Gijn has a varied career covering posts as a Group’s Credit Controller, Financial Accountant, Senior Loan Officer and Manager Credit Department of a Factoring company in Holland, Assistant Managing Director of a commercial bank in Aruba and as off 2011 a Member of the Managing Board of the largest bank in Curacao, the Maduro & Curiel’s Bank N.V. Jerry is a frequent guest speaker at Colleges, Business Seminars, the Chamber of Commerce and UNESCO’s sponsored educational program “Women in Progress”. He is also a member of The Institute of Credit Management in London. This prestigious membership is earned by professionals who have effectively demonstrated the credibility, knowledge, confidence that has become increasingly necessary in today’s fast-moving Financial Services Industry. Jerry is also specialized in syndicating major consortium deals in the hotel, utility, health, transport and infrastructure industry. Jerry also served as Board Member of the Aruban Chamber of Commerce and is Board Member of Caribbean Factoring Services B.V. and Fundashon Lus I Speransa. At the Maduro & Curiel’s Bank N.V. Jerry is responsible for the overall success of the Corporate and Commercial Credit Business Line.


 

Name: Li Houhai
Title:
Board Member under nomination process of the DCSX
Company: 
Shanghai Chucheng Investment Management Co., Ltd.

Mr. Li has been accepted by the present DCSX Board to join the DCSX Board and be in charge as a specialized Director advising the DCSX on capital market developments in the widest sense in the Asian region. His acceptance by the Board has been sent to the Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten who need to then confirm their agreement after which the shareholders can also approve the appointment.

 

Biography:
Mr. Li Houhai holds the postgraduate diploma of Hong Kong University, Member of the Institute Of Public Accountants(Australian), China Financial Planner Qualification, Chinese Registered Financial Analyst Qualification, the independent director qualification of the listed company: Shenzhen Securities Exchange, The Securities Practice Qualification, the Futures Practice Qualification, Certificate of Accounting Profession, etc.
Mr. Li Houhai is the Listing Executive of Listing Adviser of Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange, and the Responsible Officer of Member of Shanghai Equity Exchange.
Mr. Li Houhai has long been engaged in China's multi-level capital market and international capital market business. He has successfully completed more than dozens of company listing, and has extensive investment banking experience. Not only is Mr. Li well versed in the way of capital operation of Chinese local enterprises, but also he has a wide international vision. He demonstrates a long-term commitment to helping outstanding enterprises in Asia Pacific region enter into the international capital market by capital and management, stimulating the innovation and growth of the enterprises, and promoting industrial integration and social development.




 

As per June 30, 2016 other Board Members of the DCSX are Messrs. Abedd Hammoud from SFT Bank N.V. , Alberto da Costa Figueira from JPF Corporate Finance and Walter Blijleven from the Curacao Financial Group. We expect to update our website with their respective pictures and biographies soonest.

 

Markets: +++ 2 1/2% CuraÇao 2010/2020 (s/a)*; +++ 2 3/4% CuraÇao 2010/2025 (s/a)*; +++ 2 7/8% CuraÇao 2010/2030 (s/a); +++ 3% CuraÇao 2010/2035 (s/a)*; +++ 3 1/8% CuraÇao 2010/2040 (s/a)*; +++ 2 3/4% CuraÇao 2013/2043 (s/a)*;