Former Chairpersons

Henk Don

ACM - 2015

  • Henk Don

Henk Don, Ph.D., is a Member of the Board of the Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM). Mr. Don was appointed in ACM’s three-man Board at its inception on April 1, 2013. ACM is the regulatory body that was created through the consolidation of the Netherlands Consumer Authority, the Netherlands Independent Post and Telecommunication Authority and the Netherlands Competition Authority. As a Member of the Board, Mr. Don focuses on the regulation of the transport, electricity, post and telecommunication markets.

Mr. Don (1954) was Member of the Board of the Netherlands Competition Authority from October 1, 2009 to April 2013. Prior to working for the Authority, Mr. Don worked for the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis (CPB) in The Hague from 1978 to 2006, with an interruption of one year when he worked at the University of Pennsylvania. Until 1984, he was involved in the development of models for the national and world economies. He became a head of sector in 1985, and became deputy director in 1989. From 1994 until 2006, Mr. Don was director of the CPB. In addition, Mr. Don was part-time professor in economics at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) from 1990 to 1999. He was a professor in econometrics and economic policy at the Erasmus School of Economics (Erasmus University) in Rotterdam from 2006 to 2009.

Mr. Don received a Master’s degree in Econometrics from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), and received his Ph.D. from the same university, with a thesis on ‘Linear methods in non-linear models’.

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