Maxine is a lawyer by education. She is the owner of CorporateSense, a boutique advisory firm focusing on strategy, governance and strategic stakeholder management in regulated markets. Maxine works in an ecosystem of professionals who share the same belief in sustainability, fairness and transparency. She strongly believes in equal rights and opportunities for everyone, and therefore has chosen to devote part of her time to NGOs who advocate these values. Maxine is also member of the Supervisory Board of Farm Zero. Farm Zero provides sustainable, commercial and non-profit agricultural solutions for resource poor countries and communities. Previously she was Director Corporate Development of the Executive Board of EBN B.V., the company participating on behalf of the Dutch State in exploration, production, storage and sale of oil and natural gas. In this role, she was responsible for the strategy, business development, legal, communications and public affairs departments of EBN. Maxine’s previous roles include senior legal counsel at the Dutch electricity company N.V. Nuon and attorney-at-law at De Brauw, Blackstone, Westbroek N.V. and Houthoff Buruma N.V. She graduated from Leiden University, holds a postdoctorate degree in EU competition law and attended various Business Programs at INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. She joined the Supervisory Board in September 2014.