Connie Padilla Jonkhout has more than 32 years’ trust experience in Curaçao.
She began her career in 1984 as corporate lawyer at Corporate Trust N.V. which merged later into ATC Trust. In 1986 she moved to NMKB Trust which belonged to Nederlandse Middenstands Bank from The Netherlands and Kredietbank from Belgium. NMKB Trust changed later to Internationale Nederlanden and thereafter to ING Trust. During these years Connie was responsible for the Latin American marketing and Account Management department for clients including the mayor in Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina. In 2007 ING Group sold the trust company to an investment company and management and the name changed to Orangefield Trust. She became then the managing director and partner of Orangefield Curacao and Aruba. In 2008 she took care of the incorporation of Orangefield (BVI) Limited where she is also an executive director.
Connie graduated in 1986 at the University of the Netherlands Antilles with a masters in law. She is fluent in Dutch, English, Spanish and Papiamentoe( native language of Curaçao, Aruba and Bonaire).