Alexandra van der Ploeg

Head of Corporate Social Responsibility | SAP | Germany

Alexandra van der Ploeg is Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at SAP globally. Alexandra is responsible for setting the strategic direction of CSR focused on bringing to life SAP’s higher purpose of “helping the world run better and improving people’s lives” through strategic partnerships and programs that deliver sustainable social impact and long-term business value. In this function, she also oversees corporate giving, volunteerism and the development of multi-stakeholder partnerships for which Alexandra has a particular passion. Alexandra joined SAP in 1999. She started with SAP Switzerland in charge of management development and held various managerial positions in Human Resources over the next ten years. Alexandra also serves on the advisory council of IMPACT 2030 and is part of the Leadership Council of the Realized Worth Institute. She holds an MBA from Henley Business School in Great Britain.