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Who we are, what we do

LifeSight meets the growing demand for flexible and modern pension plans for organizations with 25 or more employees. It is a unique proposition based on a personal investment solution, smart and comprehensible communication and best in class execution. LifeSight is housed in a separate Foundation with an independent board. We work with the best partners in the areas of administration, asset management and insurance to achieve optimum added value for our customers.

LifeSight Board of Trustees
and Board

LifeSight in the Netherlands has a separate legal entity with an experienced, independent board and supervisory board, consisting of experienced professionals. In this way we prevent any form of conflict of interest.

The Board

Marcel Rozema (chairman)

Marcel Rozema has a long career in insurance and has been working for Athora Netherlands for 18 years. Before joining Athora Netherlands, Marcel worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young for seven years. Marcel has gained broad experience within Athora Netherlands. He started at Finance, leading various Controlling departments. His last assignment there was to set up the Financial Shared Service Centre in 2014. In 2016 Marcel switched to Zwitserleven. There he became responsible for all client teams and pension administration of both Zwitserleven and Zwitserleven PPI. In 2022, Marcel became commercially responsible for the Retirement business of Zwitserleven. He recently started working as Director Change Commerce within Zwitserleven and is responsible for the successful implementation of the Commerce strategy.

Annemiek Vollenbroek

Annemiek Vollenbroek

Annemiek Vollenbroek is a lawyer, and director and owner of PlusValenza, a consultancy firm within the financial services sector. She is currently also a board member of Kring van Pensioenspecialisten (KPS) a discussion platform for pension professionals in the Netherlands, and has been a member or chair of various review committees, including that of Stichting Pensioenfonds Philips which administers pensions for Philips employees in the Netherlands. She previously held the role of Senior Pension Consultant at Watson Wyatt, and was head of SNS Real insurance’s fiscal and legal advisory bureau.

Arjen van Zanten

Arjen van Zanten studied business administration in Groningen and then completed a master’s degree at TIAS School for Business and Society. Arjen has gained extensive experience in financial services, both nationally and internationally within ING Group and at Nationale Nederlanden, focussing on asset management and pensions. For the past 10 years, Arjen has been responsible for Zwitserleven PPI and has achieved commendable growth with that company. 

Mark Goossens

Mark Goossens

Mark Goossens studied business economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam. After that he started working in the financial sector and completed the CFA / RBA programme at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. Mark has extensive experience with institutional asset management and pension insurance within ING and Nationale-Nederlanden. He has held various management roles and recently worked as a commercial director in the pension business within Nationale-Nederlanden.

Supervisory board

Judith Scherrenberg

Judith Scherrenberg holds a master’s in pensions and life assurance and is Managing Partner at Edmond Halley pension management. She plays an active and leading role in various pension-related committees and working groups such as CDFD’s test standards committee, the working group for the review of pension competence structure, and the working group on pension permits. She has a wide range of experience thanks to her extensive experience advising various stakeholders within the pension sector, including insurers, pension providers, employers, majority shareholders, the self-employed and private individuals. She also regularly lectures at, among others, Financieel College and D&O.

Judith Scherrenberg

Spencer Stots

Spencer Stots has some 20 years of experience in commercial, actuarial and investment roles within the pensions industry, which he gained at, among others, Zwitserleven, VIVAT and Athora Netherlands. Spencer has served in leadership roles for 15 years and is currently director of Products, Pricing and Marketing. He leads 7 teams within the Commerce division of Athora Netherlands. In addition to his position in the Netherlands, Spencer held a secondary position as a director of a pension fund in Curaçao for more than 10 years.

Jan-Hendrik Erasmus

Jan-Hendrik Erasmus holds an Executive MBA (with distinction) from London Business School (United Kingdom) and a degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Pretoria (South Africa). Jan-Hendrik was most recently the Group Chief Risk Officer of Aviva plc, where he was responsible for the Risk, Actuarial, Compliance, Financial Crime and Regulatory Affairs functions. Prior to Aviva, Jan-Hendrik served as Chief Risk Officer and Member of the Management Board of NN Group. He joined NN Group from the consulting firm Oliver Wyman where he was a Partner and Head of the UK Insurance practice. Jan-Hendrik holds both South African and British nationality.

The LifeSight team

Edwin Van Den Oever

Edwin van den Oever

Edwin van den Oever is Director of LifeSight and together with the board responsible for services in the Netherlands. Previously he was Sales and Business Manager at LifeSight for three years. Van den Oever also gained experience at Nationale-Nederlanden in strategic issues regarding employment conditions, insurance and implementation. He has always focused on increasing engagement, satisfaction and interaction with clients through the use of technology. Van den Oever studied business administration at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and also strategic sales and account management at the Institute for Sales and Account Management (ISAM) at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Arjan van der Voort

Arjan van der Voort is Account Manager at LifeSight and co-responsible for the service to our customers. Previously he worked as a consultant in the field of pensions and income protection at the intermediary. Arjan advised employers on the introduction or modification of pension schemes and the communication of the content and options within the pension scheme. Arjan studied Management Economics and Law at HES in Rotterdam and is in the possession of WFT Advisor Pension, Income and Assets.

Profiel foto Arjan Van Der Voort

Jasper Spoorendonk

Jasper Spoorendonk is Account Manager at LifeSight and co-responsible for the service to our customers. He helps clients with the implementation of their pension plan and the communication towards the employees. Previously, Jasper worked at a consultant in the field of pensions. He advised employers on introducing or changing pension plans and the communication of the content and options within the pension plan. Jasper studied psychology at Leiden University and is in possession of WFT Pension and Capital.

Bart Snijder

Bart Snijder is Sales manager at LifeSight and co-responsible for the commercial services to our customers, prospects and advisors. Previously he was active within LifeSight Netherlands as Account Manager for 5 years. Before that he worked for almost 7 years as a consultant in the field of pensions within Willis Towers Watson. Bart studied econometrics at Erasmus University Rotterdam and is Actuary AG. He completed the Executive Master of Actuarial Science (EMAS) program at the Actuarial Institute Utrecht.

Bart Snijder
Ellen Van Wijngaarden

Ellen van Wijngaarden

As an account manager at LifeSight, Ellen van Wijngaarden is co-responsible from A to Z for the service to our customers. She is involved in sales, implementation and management of our pension relationships. Before this, Ellen worked for a long time at Nationale-Nederlanden, where she fulfilled various roles within the corporate pension department. In addition to the HBO study Commercial Economics, she has followed various additional education and training courses over the years and she is in possession of WFT Pension, WFT Basic and Capital. Her drive is to make pensions better, more fun and more accessible for employer and employees.

Lennard van der Beek

Lennard van der Beek is Head of Sales at LifeSight and responsible for commercial services to our customers, prospects and advisors. Previously he worked for a total of 22 years at Achmea and Delta Lloyd in various roles in which customers, advisors and collective pensions were always at the center. He is relationship-oriented and likes to make difficult things easy. Lennard studied business economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam and is in the possession of WFT Advisor Pension.

Merel van Krieken

Merel van Krieken is Account Manager at LifeSight and co-responsible for the service to our customers. She is responsible for the implementation and management of pension plans and communication to employees. Previously, she worked for more than 10 years at Aon in pension consultancy, the last few years in the large company segment. She was involved in advising on contract renewals, changes to pension plans and the day-to-day management of pension contracts. Merel studied Financial Services Management at the Hogeschool Rotterdam is in the possession of WFT Advisor Pension, Income and Damage.