Position: Global Executive Director Business Development, TMF Group
Mr. Jochum Haakma, a lawyer and former career diplomat and an expert in a.o. the field of Trade and investment Promotion.
From 1993-1997 Mr. Haakma was the Managing Director of the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI) in Rotterdam.
From 1997-2002 he served as Consul-General in Hong Kong/Macao and from 20022006 as Consul-General in Shanghai. In 2006 he was appointed Managing Director of the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency (NFIA).
In Sept. 2007 he moved to the private sector and was appointed Global Executive Director Business Development of the TMF Group.
Concurrently he is a.o. the Chairman of the Executive Board & China Business Council of the Netherlands Council for Trade Promotion, former Chairman of the China Group of the Holland Financial Centre, President of the EuropeCouncil, Advisory Board Member of ChinaLux and Former Chief Advisor Public Affairs European Region for Huawei. In 2013 & 2014 speaker at the World Chinese Economic Forum in Chongqing and a frequent guest speaker or commentator in the media on Far East related affairs.