Financial sector

Utrecht is the second financial hub of the Netherlands. The central location and excellent accessibility have resulted in a strong growth of banks and national insurance companies here. The synergy with the IT sector has played an important role as well.

Financial companies like Rabobank, Santander, Volksbank, ABN Amro Lease, equensWorldine, Meeus and ASR Nederland have established their headquarters here.

These companies are already established in Utrecht

“Navigant’s global Energy Practice is a leading international energy and sustainability consulting firm. We have been located in Utrecht since the founding of Ecofys in 1984. With its excellent university and research capacities, the city was a natural habitat for our innovative field of work.”

-Anja de Jong, COO Europe and Middle East

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“Utrecht is also one of the largest student cities in the Netherlands, with many students from home and abroad. The city is not only commercially appealing, it is also rich in history and culture, such as the Dom Tower and the Central Museum.”

-Rien Braakman, General Manager and lawyer at Nexa Velo Advocaten

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“We work solely with partners and resellers that are spread throughout the Netherlands. This makes Utrecht the ideal base. Central and easily accessible, also for our international guests and colleagues. ”

-René Hochstenbach, General Manager at Unify

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“Utrecht is an attractive location for businesses with it being a metropole yet compact in size and with a beautiful historic city centre. As a typical student city it continuously attracts new talent, creating an annual influx of qualified workers that oftentimes stay in the region to live and work.”

-Anne-Lize van Dusseldorp, Sustainability Manager

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