G.R. (Rik) Bergman
President of the Integrity Chamber
Mr. G.R. (Rik) Bergman is the second president of the Integrity Chamber of Sint Maarten, succeeding the former President, Mrs. H.W. (Rian) Vogels. He was appointed by Kingdom Decree as per January 2024 for a term of three years.
Bergman holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Law from the University of Utrecht, and is a Certified Mediator. Bergman has 25 years of experience in the field of law and mediation in Sint Maarten. He spearheaded the role of mediation in the Caribbean part of the Kingdom, being the first licensed and professional mediator on Sint Maarten.
As former Dean of the Sint Maarten Bar Association, he promoted the togetherness of the Bar and the professionalism of its members. He contributed to international relations for Sint Maarten in his capacity as British Honorary Consul and has been active in several foundations and public causes.
Bergman has also served as a member of the Council of Advice of Sint Maarten for 12 years. With the appointment as President of the Integrity Chamber, Bergman has resigned from the Council of Advice, as the two functions are incompatible by law.
Bergman combines his duties in the Integrity Chamber with a number of board positions focusing on health and education.
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