Freek van Velsen is Chief Financial and Risk Officer of a local member bank at Rabobank where he is responsible for Finance, Risk Management and Corporate Recovery. Freek was previously the Audit Partner for Regional Markets Asia at Royal Bank of Scotland based in Singapore. Prior to joining RBS, Freek was the Regional Head of Audit Asia Pacific for ABN AMRO Bank. Before moving to Asia Freek was based at ABN AMRO’s Head Office responsible for the global audit coordination and reporting of various Investment Banking lines of businesses. Freek started his career at the Royal Netherlands Air Force. Freek graduated with a MSc in Business Economics from the University of Tilburg and an Executive Master of Finance and Control from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.