Executive Board

Members of the Executive Board of Royal BAM Group nv are Rob van Wingerden, Frans den Houter and Erik Bax.

R.P. (Rob) van Wingerden (1961)

Mr Van Wingerden graduated as a civil engineer from Delft University of Technology in 1988. He joined the Group as a project surveyor in 1988 and subsequently worked in a variety of (project) management roles for operating companies in the Netherlands and elsewhere. He completed his MBA at Twente School of Management in 1994. He was appointed Director of HBG Bouw en Vastgoed in 2000, and subsequently became Director at BAM Utiliteitsbouw in 2002, prior to being appointed Chairman of the Board of BAM Woningbouw in 2005.

He is a Dutch national.

Other offices

  • member of the Board of Governors of the Dutch Construction and Infrastructure Federation (Bouwend Nederland);
  • member of the independent construction industry platform Vernieuwing Bouw;
  • member of the Supervisory Board of Royal Saan;
  • member of the Board of Nationaal Renovatie Platform;
  • member of the Advisory Board of DIMI (Delft Deltas Infrastructures & Mobility Initiative).

Mr Van Wingerden has been a member of the Executive Board of Royal BAM Group since 2008. He was appointed as CEO in October 2014.

Elements of the management services agreement

E.J. (Erik) Bax (1957)

Mr Bax studied ‘Engineering, Building & Construction’ at the institute of technology in Tilburg and secured an MBA at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Georgia State University in Atlanta, USA. He joined the international leader for production and distribution of building materials CRH in 1984 and since then he has fulfilled various operational and commercial positions at different business units of CRH. He then fulfilled a number of positions in CRH’s senior management, including managing director Europe Building Products from 2003 and managing director Europe Distribution from 2007. In 2010, Mr Bax was appointed managing director CRH Europe Products & Distribution.

Mr Bax has the Dutch nationality.

Mr Bax has been a member of the Executive Board of Royal BAM Group since 2014.

Elements of the management services agreement

L.F. (Frans) den Houter (1974)

Mr Den Houter was trained as a hydrographic surveyor at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, earned a degree in business economics at the University of Amsterdam and an international master’s degree in Finance and Control. He started his career at Exxon Mobil in 2000, where he worked as financial analyst and controller for the Benelux retail operating company. In 2005 he moved to Shell, where he worked as controller at Shell Global Real Estate, project manager at Shell Energy Europe and financial manager for joint ventures at Shell Upstream International. He joined Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) in 2010 as Finance and Control Manager and then held the position of Senior Vice President Finance before being appointed as CFO in 2012.

Mr Den Houter is a Dutch national.

Mr Den Houter has been a member if the Executive Board (CFO) of Royal BAM Group since August 2018.

Elements of the management services agreement

Resignation rota

Name Date of birth Date of appointment Date of re-appointment End of current term

R.P. van Wingerden


01/10/2014 (CEO)


AGM of 2020

E.J. Bax




AGM of 2019

L.F. den Houter




AGM of 2022

New members of the Executive Board will be (re)appointed for a four-year period.