Eric Rijnders is currently the director of the Janivo Foundation, a private fund that provides financial support to social and cultural projects for children and youth. Previously, he has held senior positions in several regional development companies in the Netherlands. Rijnders currently holds other supervisory positions in the fields of social housing, energy, education and cultural heritage. Rijnders interests and activities focus funding and finance and he hopes to bring his expertise in this area to the NHC. He is also the member of the Audit Committee of the NHC Supervisory Board.
Rijnders has a Masters degree in Theology, Administrative Law and Art History.