Pauline van der Meer Mohr

Pauline van der Meer Mohr

Pauline van der Meer Mohr started her career as an Attorney-at-law at De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek.

She then spent several years in senior positions at Royal Dutch Shell Group, becoming their HR Director Information Technology in 2001, before leaving the company in 2004. 

This was followed by her role as Group Human Resources Director at TNT NV and then senior leadership positions at ABN AMRO HOLDING NV where she was accountable for the full range of strategic and operational HR services across 4 continents, whilst also being a member of the Group’s top executive team.

She was President of Erasmus University Rotterdam from 2010 to 2016.

Board Mandates

Ms van der Meer Mohr is an Independent Non-Executive Director at HSBC Holdings plc, a member of its’ Nominations Committee and also chairs the Conduct & Values and Remunerations Committees.   

She is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Ernst & Young Netherlands LLP and a member of the Supervisory Boards of ASML Holding NV (stepping down in April 2018) and KONINKLIJKE DSM NV, where she chairs the Remuneration and Sustainability Committees (and will become Vice-Chair of DSM NV in April 2018).  

Previously, Ms van der Meer Mohr was a member of the Board of Océ Technologies BV, Banking Code Monitoring Commission and the Government’s Economic Development Board Rotterdam (EDBR).


In January 2016 Ms van der Meer Mohr received the highest university distinction, the Ad Fontes Award, in recognition of her service.

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