The European Chamber of Digital Commerce (ECDC) is a trade name of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in The Netherlands (SCCN, est. 1933). ECDC focuses on promoting and facilitating digital commerce on a European level. The Court of Arbitration of the European Chamber of Digital Commerce as an independent arbitration institution plays, a crucial role in today’s digital world.
Located in The Netherlands since 1933, the SCCN is an international organisation focusing upon building networks among corporate and government entities, providing resources for business development, and engaging in forums to further the economic development of The Netherlands and Switzerland.
We connect private companies that have expansion plans with relevant counterparties in Europe to facilitate market access and strategically grow their businesses.
Since building and maintaining financial wealth is an ever-changing and dynamic process, the SCCN provides its associates with insight and advice regarding the relevant business sectors and their opportunities. We promote economic, commercial and scientific contacts among governmental and non-governmental organisations and companies. The SCCN links companies to suitable investors and strategic partners who are carefully selected from the associates in our network. In doing so, the SCCN guides a wide variety of companies to their entrepreneurial future.
Oliver von Borstel, President
Oliver von Borstel is the President of the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in the Netherlands and is the CEO of Masters of Business Development as an expert in international business development since 1999. His experience has spanned both the big corporate and startup worlds, providing him with a unique perspective on how deals get done. Von Borstel has a deep understanding of your particular markets and brings the best practices from your industry (or even other industries) to your company. His focus is to expand your markets geographically, extend your product portfolio, reorganize your middle market company to promote efficiency and cost-effectiveness, buy out a smaller competitor, or increase your overall capabilities. Von Borstel is a global expert in Professional Management and Sales Training and conducts Leadership and Communication workshops and coaching for CEO’s and top-level executives. He has served as Board Member for SoliSwiss AG Bern, financial services for the expat community, and has served in executive and C-level positions for over 25 years. He holds a Certification from Harvard University in Launching Breakthrough Technologies and conducts business seminars throughout Europe and the United States. Von Borstel is also the vice president of the European Chamber of Digital Commerce.
Bob Juchter van Bergen Quast, Chief Executive Officer
Bob Juchter van Bergen Quast is an international lawyer, and a Fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, with extensive expertise in international law and finance, arbitration, and nobiliary law. He is regulated by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and has a certificate in English Common Law from the University of London. Law practice certificates were issued by the Netherlands Bar Association and the Flemish Bar Council. Juchter van Bergen Quast was an attorney at the Bar of the Supreme Court of The Netherlands. He received his Master of Laws degree from Erasmus University Rotterdam and Certificate in Financial Markets from Yale University. He served as a Springer reviewer for new computing paradigms which are distributed, heterogeneous, and autonomous, yet meaningfully collaborative, and published The Information Model of the Technical Analysis for Buying and Selling Stocks at Maastricht Research School of Economics of Technology and Organizations. Juchter van Bergen Quast was honoured as one of the 2008 New York State Bar Association’s Empire State Counsel. He is also the CEO of the European Chamber of Digital Commerce and president of its Court of Arbitration. Juchter van Bergen Quast received an honorary doctorate in Kiev for his outstanding contributions to business development. He is a Descendant member of the Society of the Friends of St George’s and Descendants of the Knights of the Garter (College of St George, Windsor Castle).
Mr. Bart Claessens, Managing Director
Mr. Stefan Sollberger, Managing Director
Our Ambassadors are business leaders who are committed to helping the Swiss Chamber of Commerce in The Netherlands fulfil its mission by facilitating economic prosperity and engaging in business opportunities. They focus on high-growth and scale-up businesses and are renowned as the voice for international business. Our ambassadors have no authority or ability to negotiate or vary the services or the terms of the services or enter into any contract on behalf of the Chamber.
HSH Georg-Victor Prinz zu Bentheim-Steinfurt
HH Georg Alexander Herzog zu Mecklenburg
Mrs. Irene Nzerem, MBA
Mr. Peter de Groot, LLM
Mr. Sagren Pillay
Mr. Daniel Messerli
Mrs. Dana Meistre Comley
Mr. Philippe Kopcsan, MSc
Mr. Jürgen Kob
Dipl.-Ing. Haimon-Ferdinand Freiherr von Malapert-Neufville
Mr. Filipe Albuquerque, MA
Mr. Alexander Yatsenko, BSc.
Mr. Thai Nguyen
Mr. Stan Kessel
Mrs. Anina Malherbe-Lan
We deal with top-market parties
SCCN has a sustained record of creativity and impact. SCCN helps entrepreneurs navigate in this uncertain environment and define strategies and priorities in a new blockchain era. The organization works with a diverse set of banking and non-banking institutions. Our work encompasses overall strategies for our associates; organizational issues; performance improvement and mergers and alliances. SCCN searches for unused potential and shows its associates’ opportunities to optimize their company or project.