Thinking Beyond Regulations

MGM Regulatory & Governance

Law Firm


Monique van Dijken Eeuwijk

Contact Details 


T. +31 6 53 62 39 19



Monique Van Dijken Eeuwijk
Attorney at law - Boardroom Counsel



  • Specialist in supervisory laws and regulations applicable to foreign and Dutch professional services firms, including audit, tax and consulting firms, as well as financial institutions. 

  • Experienced in internal governance for regulated companies and (other) public interest entities.  

  • An expert in the field of privacy and data protection in the broadest sense. 


  • Advise Executive Boards on internal and external supervision, corporate governance, long term value creation, ESG, data protection and the translation into strategy; 

  • Advise Supervisory Boards on:

    • their various roles and regulations applicable to the Board itself and the company;

    • how to execute and demonstrate effective internal governance; 

    • (supervisory) laws and regulations, value creation/ESG, data protection and compliance; 

  • Advise and assist the Compliance, Risk Management and Legal Departments on:

    • supervisory and compliance issues; 

    • creating and enabling the provision of company’s services;

    • processing data on a cross border and global basis.

  • Advise, the Big 4 and others on a variety of international and national issues and developments;

  • Develop and execute government and institutional relations strategies for companies to manage their relationships with government, supervisory authorities and other institutions;

  • Enjoy sharing expertise in panel discussions on current trends and future in the regulatory, ESG, corporate governance and data protection domain for many industry-specific associations. 


Boards/ Committees & Memberships

  • Member of the Supervisory Board of Core Laboratories;

  • Member of the Listed Public Interest Entities- Committee of the Royal Dutch Institute for Chartered Accountants;

  • Co-chair of the Board of the Dutch chapter of the Women Corporate Directors Foundation; 

  • Member of the Women Interest Group of the International Bar Association;

  • Member of the Dutch Association of Board and Supervisory Board members.



Regularly lectures on supervisory/governance matters and data protection at various universities including Erasmus University, Vrije Universiteit, Nyenrode University and Hemingway Professional Governance.


Prior Positions:

2018-2019:       Member of the Governance Risk and Compliance

Committee of the Royal Dutch Institute for Chartered Accountants;

2001-2018:       Counsel/ Attorney at Law at

NautaDutilh Lawyers, Tax Advisors and Civil Notaries;

2006-2018:      Chair of NautaDutilh’s Benelux Sector Team

Professional Services Firms;

2003-2007:     Assistant Secretary of the Board of Disciplines of

Accountants; the predecessor of the ‘Accountantskamer';

1996-2001:       Company Secretary and General Counsel Delta

Lloyd Nuts Ohra Bankengroep.



Member of the Dutch Bar:

She has registered the following principal (and secondary) legal practice areas in the Netherlands Bar’s register of legal practice areas (rechtsgebiedenregister): Corporate Law and Privacy & Data Protection. Based on this registration, she is required to obtain ten training credits per calendar year in each registered principal legal practice area in accordance with the standards set by the Dutch Bar.


Board of Advice


Prof. Dr. Mr Désirée van Gorp

Professor of International Business at Nyenrode University, visiting professor at MIP Politecnico di Milano, Italy and Renmin University in Beijing, China, board member Atradius


Mr. Jan Willem Sodderland

Lead Director of the Supervisory Board of Core Laboratories N.V.

Member of the Supervisory Board of Pathé Theatres B.V. 

Former Chairman of MUFG (Europe) N.V. (and former member of several other supervisory boards)

Former Partner NautaDutilh


Prof. Dr. Roger Dassen RA

CFO ASML / Supervisory Board Member Dutch Central Bank (DNB) / Professor Auditing at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam/

Former Global Managing Director Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited