Ruud van Outersterp
Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer
Date of initial appointment: May 1, 2021
Mr. van Outersterp has been our Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer (CECO) since May 2021.
He has also served as our Company Secretary from 2020 to April 2022. Prior to joining Pharming, Mr. van Outersterp held several senior leadership positions at ABN AMRO and its predecessors, including the positions of Global Head of Legal and Company Secretary, and as senior legal counsel at former Dutch aircraft manufacturer Fokker.
Mr. van Outersterp is also a member of the supervisory board of a healthcare institution and is a teacher at the Governance Academy in Doorn in the Netherlands. He also earned a Master’s in Law at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam.