Executive board

A. Paling

Fred Paling"Even with a smaller budget, we are still able to make a decisive contribution to the labour market prospects of people who cannot make it without some support."

Fred Paling has been a member of the Executive Board of UWV since July 2010.


Fred Paling was born in The Hague in 1962. He studied sociological economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Business Administration at Newport/Delta University in Utrecht and has followed various management programmes. He started his career at the Ministry of Home Affairs in 1986. At the end of 1998 he became deputy director for Financial and Personnel Management at the Ministry of Public Health, Welfare and Sport. In April 2001 he became adjunct-director of Financial Economic Affairs and Quality at administrative agency Cadans, which became part of UWV in 2002. At UWV he has been director of Unemployment Insurance (WW) Implementation, director of Capacity for Work (AG) Implementation, and director of the AG division.

Ancillary positions

Fred Paling is a member of the board of the Stichting Opleidingen Sociale Verzekering (SOSV - Social Insurance Training Programme Foundation).