For more than 25 years, Huub was the director of Stichting Wereldwinkel, the Dutch Association of World Shops. After his retirement, he was appointed senior advisor for Stichting Fairtrade Gemeente Nederland. Huub brings to the role significant governing experience as a board member and supervisor for several organizations, including Stichting Zuid-Noord Federatie and Stichting Scholengemeenschap voor Voortgezet Vrijeschoolonderwijs, to name just a few. Huub started his career in social cultural work and education and was director of his own consultancy firm in this area. He has since extended his expertise to include international development.