Geraldine Matchett joined DSM as CFO and Member of the Managing Board in 2014 then became Co-CEO on 15 February 2020, retaining her CFO responsibilities.
Before joining DSM, she worked with the SGS Group where she held various positions including Senior Vice President Group Financial Controller, before being appointed Global Chief Financial Officer in March 2010. Geraldine Matchett, a British, French and Swiss national,holds a bachelor's degree in Physical & Human Geography from Reading University (UK) as well as a master's degree in Sustainable Development from Cambridge University. She is a member of the HRH the Prince of Wales’ Accounting for Sustainability (A4S) CFO Leadership Network and a Board Member of FCLTGlobal, a not-for-profit organisation that works to encourage a longer-term focus in business and investment decision-making. In addition, Geraldine Matchett advocates both internally and externally on diversity and inclusion. She was recently appointed Executive Committee Member of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and is also a Board member of Catalyst Europe, a non-profit organisation that promotes inclusive workplaces for women. Furthermore, Geraldine Matchett is a Non-Executive Director of ABB and a Foundation Board member of IMD Business School.