Geert Vermeulen


Ethics & Compliance Management & Consulting

Geert Vermeulen is an experienced compliance professional, specialized in establishing and improving ethics and compliance programs in general and anti-corruption programs in specific. In 2016 Geert founded ECMC: Ethics & Compliance Management & Consulting. ECMC provides compliance training, consulting services and interim ethics & compliance management. Geert also speaks and writes on ethics and compliance.

Geert obtained most of his experience in-house. As Chief Compliance Officer Aon EMEA he coordinated compliance efforts in some 60 countries. Following inquiries from regulators Aon started its anti-corruption program in 2007. Geert has coordinated this program in the EMEA region from the start. According to the US and UK authorities Aon developed a best practice model.

Geert then moved on to become the Global Head of Compliance of Damco, the freight forwarding arm of the AP Möller-Maersk Group, where he was responsible for the compliance activities in 90 countries.

Before starting ECMC Geert worked as a Director of the Netherlands Compliance Institute (NCI). He has been the President of the Dutch Compliance Officer Association, is a member of the expert group on Culture and Behavior and the founder and chair of the expert group on Financial Economic Crime of the Association. He is also a member of the Professional Advisory Committee of the Law Compliance Minor at The Hague University.