Bart Valkhof

Head Of Information And Communication Technologies (ict) Industry at World Economic Forum

Bart Valkhof has a diverse work experience spanning several industries. Bart began their career at Van Aetsveld as a Consultant from February 2007 to December 2010. Following that, they joined ABN AMRO Bank N.V. where they held multiple roles. As Vice President Business and Project Manager from January 2011 to October 2013, they developed a strategic business plan for the Corporate and Investment Banking franchise in North America. Bart then moved on to the role of Vice President Credit and Collateral Management from November 2013 to May 2015, where they monitored and approved commodity trade finance transactions. From June 2015 to October 2017, Bart held the position of Vice President Relationship Management Basic Materials, before becoming Vice President Structured Finance - Sector Lending from November 2017 to October 2018. In this role, they specialized in lending to metals & mining, chemicals, building materials, and logistics clients. In 2018, Bart joined the World Economic Forum as Partner Engagement Lead - Energy and Materials, where they managed relationships with North American and European Fortune 500 companies in the oil & gas, metals & mining, chemicals, and electricity industries. Bart later became the Head of ICT, Mobility and Advanced Manufacturing Industries, Partner Engagement, overseeing a team responsible for relationships with Fortune 500 companies in IT, telecom, mobility, and manufacturing. Throughout their varied roles, Bart has demonstrated strong leadership and management skills, as well as expertise in financial modeling, credit analysis, and relationship management.

Bart Valkhof's education history begins in 2002 at Radboud University, where they earned their Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and Management, General in 2005. Bart continued their education at the same university and obtained their Master's degree in the same field in 2007. In 2014, Bart Valkhof attended New York University and received a Certificate of Credit Analysis in Credit Management. In 2021, they completed a Certificate Program in Sustainable Business Strategy from Harvard Business School Online. Additionally, Bart Valkhof obtained a certification in the Professional Development Gold Standard Series from New York University, although the specific month and year of completion are not provided.



  • Head Of Information And Communication Technologies (ict) Industry

    September 1, 2023 - present

  • Head Of ICT Mobility And Advanced Manufacturing Industries Partner Engagement

    March, 2022

  • Partner Engagement Lead Energy And Materials

    October, 2018