Marieke van Schaik is Managing Director of the Dutch Charity Lotteries (Dutch Postcode Lottery, BankGiro Lottery and Friends Lottery). She holds a degree in International Relations from the University of Amsterdam. Ms van Schaik has worked as a project manager in DOEN Foundation before joining the Dutch Charity Lotteries. She held various positions before becoming Head of Department. Ms van Schaik co-initiated and organized the first Postcode Lottery Green Challenge. She is a member of the Advisory Council of The Elders.