Tjarda Molenaar is managing director of the Dutch Private Equity & Venture Capital
Association (NVP) that represents the interests of the sector.
Since 2003, Tjarda has been a member of the General Council of The Confederation of
Netherlands Industry and Employers (VNO-NCW). Since 2007, she has been a member of
the Advisory Committee Seed Capital of the Ministry of Economic Affairs. In 2013, Tjarda
joined the Board of the Nyenrode Foundation (Nyenrode Business Universiteit and Nyenrode
Before, she was an investment consultant with Gilde Investment Management and
management consultant with A.T. Kearney. Tjarda studied econometrics at University of