Tjarda MolenaarManaging Director at NVP (Dutch Private Equity Association)
Tjarda Molenaar is managing director of the Dutch Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (NVP), that represents the interests of the sector.
Since 2003, Tjarda has been a member of the General Council of The Confederation of Netherlands Industry and Employers (known as VNO-NCW). Since 2007, she has been a member of the Advisory Committee Seed Capital of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. In 2011, Tjarda was a member of the Expert Group on Finance, advising the Ministry of Economic Affairs (Commissie DeSwaan). In 2013, Tjarda joined the Board of the Nyenrode Foundation, owner of Nyenrode Business Universiteit and Nyenrode estate. She also chairs the Supervisory Board of a regional childcare organisation.
Before, she was an investment consultant with Gilde Investment Management and a management consultant with A.T. Kearney. Tjarda studied econometrics at the University of Amsterdam.