Published on 14/12/2015


Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) has set up a team in Amsterdam to support its development in the Netherlands and the Nordic region, covering Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, creating two new positions.

  • Roel van de Wiel has been appointed Commercial Director for the Netherlands and the Nordic Region. Joining from State Street Sector Solutions where he was responsible for business development in the Netherlands, the Nordics and Belgium, his primary objective will be to enhance and develop SGSS’ business in the region across all client segments.
  • Bastiaan Aalders has been appointed Head of Business Development for the Netherlands and the Nordic region. Previously the EMEA Regional Head of Asset Owner Products at State Street Global Services, he will be responsible for developing and implementing business and client solutions for the region.

Both report to Mathieu Maurier, Global Head of Sales and Relationship Management at SGSS and their appointments are effective immediately.

“These appointments are important milestones in SGSS’ development plans in Europe,” confirms Mathieu Maurier. “They will allow SGSS to strengthen its coverage in the region, where the Societe Generale group is already present, by offering clients its whole range of services, in particular the externalisation of non-core activities linked to regulatory requirements.”


Roel van de Wiel

Roel van de Wiel has over 15 years financial markets experience and has held a number of management positions at ABN Amro Mellon, APG Asset Management (previously ABP Investments), and Twynstra Gudde, an independent management consultant firm. In October 2006, he was the key initiator and jointly responsible for setting up J.P. Morgan’s Investor Services business in Amsterdam, before moving to State Street Sector Solutions in 2010 where he was in charge of business development in the Netherlands, Nordics and Belgium for all client segments. From 2013, he focused on asset owners and banks.

Roel van de Wiel has a master degree in financial economics from the Erasmus University of Rotterdam, along with bachelor degrees in business administration from Hogeschool Markus Verbeek and business economics from Hogeschool Brabant.   

Bastiaan Aalders

Bastiaan Aalders began his career in 1998 and spent 7 years with Logica (previously LogicaCMG) as a financial consultant. In 2005 he joined State Street Global Services in Amsterdam as head of the quality control team, focusing on client migrations to State Street’s global middle office operating model. He went on to become a senior consultant for Global Client Solutions in 2008 and was jointly responsible for middle office product development, business development and due diligence projects. From 2013, Bastiaan acted as local head of product and project services in the Netherlands, Nordics and Belgium and was regional (EMEA) head of asset owner products.

Bastiaan Aalders has a bachelor’s degree in commercial economics from the Hogeschool Haarlem.