I have a great passion for Arts and Culture and I’m therefore passionate to find solutions to give them a stable financial basis
Eric Holterhues joined Triodos Bank in 2000 working with arts and culture clients as a senior account manager, and helping to set up Triodos Bank’s Culture Fund. Later he became Head of Loans, before, in September 2010, becoming Head of Arts and Culture for Triodos Investment Management. Eric is developing a new, dedicated Arts and Culture Business line with financial instruments to finance the Art and Culture sector in Europe. He is the Fundmanager of Triodos Cultuurfonds and international coordinator and spokesman for financing Arts and Culture across Triodos Bank’s European network. With a passion for both the visual the performing arts, Eric is on the Board of the Frascati Theater in Amsterdam and the Board of the Archdiocesan Museum in Utrecht. In 2011 he was one of the three externals that advised the Dutch Council for Culture on the budget cutting by the Dutch Government. Eric did research in New York on relationship and financial management of cultural institutions, such as the Metropolitan Opera, MoMA and the Brooklyn Academy of Music. In 2009 he advised the Cooper-Hewitt Museum in New York on their exhibition Why Design Now ? In 2011 he received the Certificate in Arts Administration of New York University.