Meet our Team
De Boer Financial Consultants was founded by José de Boer 20 years ago and from day one the focus has been on helping clients from an international background with their financial issues here in The Netherlands.
At FVB De Boer we all have our own specialities but we share a thorough understanding of the hurdles expats can encounter while living abroad. As a boutique office, we are able to offer tailor-made advice and expertise, whether for a mortgage, an investment plan or insurance.
Each client is unique in our eyes and needs financial solutions tailored to their specific needs and wants. We serve our clients in the areas of mortgages, investments and insurance policies as follows.
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José de Boer
José de Boer was born in The Hague. She is married and mother of three adult children. She is most passionate about animals and animal welfare. José founded De Boer Financial Consultants 20 years ago and from day one the focus has been on helping clients from an international background with their financial issues here in The Netherlands. Furthermore, she is a big fan of Feyenoord, she rarely misses a home game.
José van den Akker
José van den Akker was born in the south of The Netherlands. Is married and has two children. In her spare time she likes to sing (in a choir). She has joined De Boer Financial Consultants 18 years ago and has since then been active in her role as office manager and as part of the back office, making sure that our clients get the very best service and feel “worry-free”.
Rienk van Oostrum
Rienk van Oostrum was born and raised in Montfoort. He is married and has 3 children. He has over 20 years’ experience in the mortgage business. In 2011 he was responsible for introducing a German bank on the Dutch market. He is an allrounder and prefers a case with a challenge, helping and servicing his client on the highest level.
Aranka was born and raised in Alkmaar but lives in the middle of the beautiful tulip fields in Lisse nowadays.
She has 2 young children and (therefor) works part-time at De Boer Financial consultants as part of the backoffice for both mortgages and insurances.
Mike de Gruijl
Mike was born and Raised in Rotterdam and son of an English mother. He is married and has 4 adult children and 4 grandchildren. Mike loves nature in all its aspects and you will often find him in the national parks around the world. Mike has over more than 25 years of experience as a financial advisor and he prefers to have online meetings with his clients through Skype or Webex. Not only to make a contribution to a better environment but also for the convenience of his customers.
Chiel enjoys live together with his girlfriend and two young children just north of Amsterdam in the picturesque village of Landsmeer. Born in Amsterdam and a big fan of AJAX, he rarely misses a home game. He loves to play tennis every week and is always busy with his other passion: investing. Chiel is the youngest of the team, but the most experienced in investing which he has been doing since the age of 17.
After being born in Spain, and an unfortunate childhood she finally found her destiny in Wassenaar. She is always present to take the appropriate security measures, and she might seem a little restless from time to time. But once you know her well, she is just adorable and always wants to cuddle.
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and let our team help you plan the next financial step in your life
FVB de Boer is a leading international broker of expatriate financial services, products, and financial advice. Our financial advisors help expats in the Netherlands and abroad with mortgages, pensions, managing of investments, regular savings, taxes, insurances, and much more. Within this website, we provide information on the areas we cover and the specialist nature of what we do.