Hague Corporate Affairs

2021 - 2023

Element NL

2020 - 2021

Board Member
Pensioenfonds ABP


Secretary of State for Finance
Ministry of Finance


Executive Director
International Monetary Fund

1995 - 2009

Ministry of Finance

Menno Snel

Menno Snel is a Partner at Hague Corporate Affairs.

Menno Snel is a partner at Hague Corporate Affairs. Snel will advise both national and international clients of Hague on the major transitions of our time with a particular focus on energy, sustainability, technology and finance. He co-leads our team of consultants across our hubs. 

Menno: “Hague is a young, fast-growing company that has made a name for itself both in the Netherlands and abroad in just a few years. Hague builds bridges between business and government, between practice and policy. With my experience on both sides, I think I can contribute to that.”


Menno Snel has had a long and impressive career. He studied economics in Groningen and, at the age of 33he became deputy Director-General of fiscal affairs at the Ministry of Finance. He then worked for the pension fund ABP and was an executive director at the International Monetary Fund in Washington for five years. After a period as chairman of the Board of Directors of the Waterschapsbank, a public financial institution, he became State Secretary for Finance in the Rutte III cabinet. More recently, he was chairman of Element NL, the association for Dutch energy producers, and chairman of the Supervisory Board at shipbuilder Royal IHC.