Wendela van Uchelen appointed as General Counsel APG Group

Published on: 17 May 2019

Wendela van Uchelen has been appointed General Counsel APG Group as of May 1st, 2019. In her job, which is new to the organization, she will lead the APG Legal department. The Group ‘Legal and Corporate Affairs’ departments will be integrated into this.


Wendela van Uchelen (1966) used to be General Counsel at the Dutch Railways before this job. Before that job, she had comparable jobs at Danone, Numico and BP, both in the Netherlands and abroad. She studied law in Amsterdam and Cambridge, England. After her study, she started at Nauta Dutilh as a lawyer. She is member of the supervisory board of PZEM and member of the Board at Kids Rights.


Gerard van Olphen, Chief Executive Officer at APG Group: “Because of the complexity of the supervisory bodies both at APG and outside APG, we need a strong and cohesive Legal job that secures both internal and external governance. We are very happy that Wendela wants to lead this new department and takes responsibility for an optimum execution of it. With her study and broad experience, she has all she needs to make this a success at APG. I'm looking forward to working with her.”