Barbara van Koppen has been Senior Vice President Corporate Center and General Counsel at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines since 2015. In her current role, she acts as trusted advisor of the Supervisory Board and Management Board. Next to that, she is responsible for managing a large number of Corporate Center departments of the company, including Corporate Legal Services, Compliance, Public Affairs, Government & Industry affairs, Sustainability, Corporate Communications and the Corporate Secretariat. Previously she held the positions of General Counsel (until 2015), Corporate secretary (until 2007) and VP Investor Relations (until 2004) in KLM.
Barbara holds a degree in business administration (Nyenrode University, The Netherlands, BBA) and civil law (Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, LLM).