Kirsten Ottens

Director, ING Netherlands Foundation

Kirsten has been focused on the role corporates can play in solving social issues for 10+ years. Employed by ING, a global financial institution with a European base, she founded ING’s corporate foundation in 2014. Believing in the power of people, the foundation supports social entrepreneurs that move society forward by providing grants, loans, knowledge and network. The foundation focuses on digital inclusion, financial empowerment and job opportunities for all. Kirsten spends most of her time building a strong community of change makers by finding the best players and providing the best support.