Marga Hoek

Former Founding CEO of Dutch Sustainable Business & Global Voice for G20, G7 Climate Change & Cop 23

  • Ranked as one of the Top 30 New Management Thinkers in the World by Thinkers 50
  • Global voice for G20, G7 Climate Change & Cop 23
  • Founder of Dutch Sustainable Business
  • Former CEO of Thunnissen, Gemeente Haarlemmermeer & Dutch Sustainable Business
  • 2019 Gold Award for Best International Business Book, Sustainability

Discover Marga Hoek’s biography of published work below.

The Trillion Dollar Shift
The Trillion Dollar Shift
New Economy Business
New Economy Business

When Marga Hoek is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

Sustainable Business, Business for Good – How to unlock sustainable business growth opportunities and create a positive impact on the world.
ESG Investment, Finance for Good – How investment can help create a better world, with equal and even better returns and growth perspectives.
Circle Economy – How to seize the enormous business opportunities of circle economy, unlocking new markets and creating new business models.
Diversity & Inclusion – How to create and develop a truly inclusive company and company culture.
Next Generations – How to attract and retain next generations into the workforce, as clients and investors, building their, completely different, characteristics.
Technology, Tech for Good – How to use the Fourth Industrial Revolution’s technologies in a way that is better for the world and business at the same time.
Moonshot Thinking – How to create, and implement moonshot thinking, starting with the global challenges and only then connects with company’s abilities and technologies.
Reinventing Strategy – How to reinvent and even repurpose strategy, in a way that matches today’s rapid and unexpected changes, the need for sustainable progress and digital disruptions.

Marga Hoek is a leading authority on sustainable business, having worked as the CEO of several esteemed companies and provided her knowledge as an advisory board member. Formerly the founding CEO of Dutch Sustainable Business, Marga has worked with over 200 small to large-sized corporate companies enhancing and accelerating sustainability strategies. Now booked as a sustainability speaker, Marga covers a variety of topics ranging from sustainable investments to sustainable innovation.

Ranked as one of the Top 30 New Management Thinkers in the World by Thinkers 50, Marga is best known as the founder of Dutch Sustainable Business. She has also been the CEO of Thunnissen and Gemeente Haarlemmermeer, the Board Chairman of the Sustainable Science Association and Vice Board Chairman of SUSI Partners- specialising in clean energy. She has also been on the council of Earth Capital and a Board of Directors member of BAM Women. Outside of business, Martha has also become a published author, with titles such as The Trillion Dollar Shift and New Economy Business.

Understanding the commercial realities of business, Marga is able to advise organisations on how they can have sustainable business at the forefront of their agendas. Having been a global voice for G7 Climate Change, G20 and Cop 23, Marga is highly respected and a leading authority contributing to The Huffington Post, Forbes and Fortune. Emphasising how technology can be used for good, Marga is bringing something new to the speaking circuit- with her viewpoints on disruptive sustainability.

Currently on several supervisory boards, Marga shares her time as a keynote sustainability speaker at various corporate events. Having previously delivered the TEDx talk ‘The SDGS, a Compass for Everyone, Anywhere’ Marga is a seasoned speaker, covering topics such as macro-economic sustainable development, sustainable investment, sustainability around the globe and more. Widely regarded as one of the best speakers on sustainable business and capital, Marga Hoek is a fantastic speaker for a range of events.

To enquire about Marga Hoek for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via or call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553.