Erik van Engelen (1979) joined Baker Tilly this past February as Senior Audit Manager. He studied at the University of Groningen where he obtained a Master of Science degree in Auditing. Erik began his career at PwC in Curaçao in 2003 with a focus on Financial Services. He finished his RA education at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and moved back to the Netherlands in 2008. There he joined the international business unit of PwC in Amsterdam where Schiphol Airport and TNT Post were his most important clients. After seven years of auditing in private practice he began to work for the Kingdom Government as a financial supervisor on both Curaçao and Sint Maarten (College financieel toezicht) from 2010 to 2015. Prior to joining our firm he worked for Flynth in the Netherlands as a Compliance Officer.
Erik has vast experience with the following types of assignments/clients:
- Audit and review of financial statements;
- Corporate governance;
- Public Finance;
- Compilation of financial statements.
Erik has also gained experience as a board member of the Dutch Caribbean Accountants Association in the function of treasurer and he founded the Young Professionals Dutch Caribbean Association.
Erik’s strengths are being result-oriented, ambitious, decisive, flexible and most of all communicative (also in Papiamentu!).