Stichting DSI originated from the financial sector and plays an active role in enforcing strict self-regulation in the areas of professional competence and integrity, at the request of the financial sector itself. We highly value collaboration with all stakeholders in the industry.
This close collaboration allows us to stay informed about the latest developments and perspectives of the parties for which we were established. This partnership is integrated into the structure of our organization, including a Supervisory Board, Executive Director, and various committees.
The executive director governs the foundation, while the Supervisory Board oversees the policies.
Ethics cases are heard and evaluated by the DSI Ethics Committee.
Handles appeals regarding the Ethics Committee’s verdicts.
Our Supervisory Board consists of five experts in the financial world. Their main responsibility is overseeing the policies of the executive director of DSI, Floris Mreijen. Additionally, they play an advisory role. You can find the duties and authorities of both the Supervisory Board and the Executive Director in the General Regulations, which can be viewed here.
Is the DSI Ethics Committee consists of a number of independent experts who meet to hear ethics-related cases and come to a verdict after considering all the facts of the case. The verdicts may be appealed to the Appeals Committee.
The document below (.pdf) provides an overview of the committee members’ professional details and ancillary positions.
DSI Ethics Committee – professional details and ancillary positions
The verdicts of the DSI Ethics Committee may be appealed to the Appeals Committee. The Appeals Committee consists of the following members:
Appeals Committee – professional details and ancillary positions
Accredits institutions that provide education and/or examinations.
Consists of experts from the investment sector for the various certification categories.
Evaluates disputes pertaining to certification between DSI and third parties.
DSI accredits providers of educational programmes and examinations. Successful completion of an accredited study programme or examination is a requirement for a Certified Professional’s inclusion in one of our registers. Institutes offering education and/or examinations may apply for accreditation from our Accreditation Committee.
The Accreditation Committee’s duties include:
The Accreditation Committee considers the recommendations of the relevant Advisory Committees when making its decisions regarding accreditation. The Accreditation Committee meets at least twice per year. If you have any questions about the Accreditation Committee, please feel free to contact Mr. M.A. van der Lecq, Secretary by phonenumber +31 (0)20 – 535 6 176 or by our contactform.
DSI has several advisory committees for the various certification categories. These diverse committees of experts from the financial sector evaluate the quality of study programmes and examination procedures to assist in the preparation of the Accreditation Committee’s work.
The DSI Arbitration Committee evaluates disputes pertaining to certification between DSI and third parties, subject to the Dispute Resolution Regulations. DSI and the DSI participants are both subject to the provisions of the Dispute Resolution Regulations.
The decisions of the Disputes Committee are public and can be requested through the contact form on the DSI website. If you would like more information, feel free to contact DSI.