Gerard W.R. Fehrenbach

PGGM Investments
Job Title:
Attorney at Law/Senior Advisor Responsible Investment
Areas of Expertise:
  • Business ethics
  • Corporate risk oversight
  • Integrated business reporting
  • Remuneration
  • Shareholder responsibilities
  • Shareholder rights

Gerard Fehrenbach is an attorney at law and joined PGGM Investments in 2004 as a corporate governance lawyer in the precursor of the current Responsible Investment department. He has been Senior Responsible Investment Advisor since mid-2006. As a team member, he is responsible for corporate governance, engagement and voting, focusing on the Netherlands, Europe and the Asia/Pacific region. He represents PGGM Investments in the Asia Corporate Governance Association (ACGA) and is a member of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), the Netherlands Bar Association (Orde van Advocaten) and the Dutch Association of Company Lawyers (Nederlands Genootschap van Bedrijfsjuristen). Since its inception early 2006 until December 2010, Gerard was chairman of the Legal Committee of Eumedion, the Dutch representative of the interests of institutional investors in the field of corporate governance, and he participates on an ad hoc basis in various working groups of Eumedion. Currently he is a member of Eumedion’s Investment Committee and its Workgroup on Executive Remuneration. Before joining PGGM Investments he worked as an attorney for one of the leading Dutch law firms, specialised in corporate law in general and public offers, mergers and acquisitions in particular. Gerard studied Business Administration at the School of Management and Governance of the University of Twente and Dutch Corporate Law at the University of Utrecht, both in the Netherlands.