Who we are

Largest shareholder - benefitting all Arcadians


Lovinklaan’s purpose is to invest in Arcadis and Arcadians to empower them to reach their full potential and drive meaningful change.

Lovinklaan recognizes that people are Arcadis’ most important assets. Arcadians, as we call them, are the source of its ingenuity, growth and overall continuity of Arcadis. Bringing Arcadians together to inspire each other to deliver on the promise of Arcadis/the company.


  • Inspiration: We aim to inspire Arcadians to tap into their full potential by equipping them with the right tools and opportunities
  • Connection: Offering inclusive global programs, Lovinklaan offers Arcadians an opportunity to better connect and share valuable knowledge across markets, sectors and disciplines
  • Investment: As the largest shareholder of Arcadis, we invest in the continuity and growth of the company and its employees.


Arcadians are at the center of all we do. As a foundation led and managed by employees, and as the largest shareholder in Arcadis N.V., Lovinklaan’s mission is to ensure the continuity of Arcadis and to provide Arcadians the opportunity to reach their full potential.


Lovinklaan Foundation was founded in 1982 with a dual responsibility as governing body and major shareholder in the company that has become the listed entity Arcadis N.V. As an employee-led organization we represent the voice of Arcadians. Our Board is continually renewed and represents today’s generation of Arcadians. Dividends from the shares we own fund programs that help Arcadians grow and fully reach their potential.