Our governance structure

The Climate-KIC group consists of the Association Climate-KIC, a not-for-profit entity registered in the Netherlands (commercial register number 52000117), and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Climate-KIC Holding B.V., which has been established by the Association to deliver its goals and objects. 

Climate-KIC Holding B.V. is a private company with limited liability registered in the Netherlands (commercial register number 63299658), governed by its own articles of association that are aligned with those of the Association. Climate-KIC Holding B.V. has established further subsidiaries and branches across Europe.

Association Climate-KIC

  • The Assembly is the body of Association Climate-KIC that is made up of all members of the Association, representatives from the 30 Core Partners. 
  • Responsibility for the activities of the Association lies with a Governing Board made up of 13 members.
1. Assembly more

The Assembly is the body of Association Climate-KIC that is made up of all members of the Association, representatives from the 30 Core Partners. 

The Assembly meets twice a year (June, September). It has decision making-authority with respect to appointments of Governing Board Members, any amendments to the Association’s Articles, membership fees for Core Partners and the Association’s annual accounts and is involved in setting the multi-annual strategy of the Association and its subsidiaries. 

Click here for an overview of our Assembly members.

2. Governing Board more

Responsibility for the activities of the Association lies with a Governing Board made up of 13 members.  These are appointed by the Association’s Assembly.  Each Governing Board member is initially appointed for three years, with an option for one re-appointment.

It is responsible for the activities of the Association and oversees multi-annual strategy of the group.

Click here for an overview of the members of our Governing Board.

Climate-KIC Holding B.V.

  • The Supervisory Board oversees the Executive Board and the general affairs of the company and its subsidiaries, as well as providing advice to the Executive Board. The members are appointed for a term of 3 years and can be re-appointed once.
  • The Executive Board is responsible for the management of the day-to-day activities of the company
1. Supervisory Board more

The Supervisory Board supervises the policies of the Executive Board and the general affairs of the company. Two of its members are independent (chair and finance specialist), the remaining three are nominated from partner organisations.

Click here for an overview of the members of the Supervisory Board.

2. Executive Board more

The Executive Board manages the day-to-day activities of the Climate-KIC group and leads the Executive Team.

Click here for an overview of the members of the Executive Board. Click here for an overview of our Executive Team.