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Ewald Draaijer
SK FireSafety Group

Ewald Draaijer is the CEO of the SK FireSafety Group (SKG), a leading provider of safety services focusing on active-fire intervention and high-value asset protection. SKG is headquartered in Breda, Netherlands, and operates throughout the Benelux and Scandinavia.

Ewald joined SKG as CEO in 2011 and has been in senior executive roles since 1995, working internationally and doing business in more than 40 countries. During the past 20 years, Ewald has been active in the world of private equity and mergers and acquisitions. Under Ewald’s leadership, SKG experienced strong organic growth and acquired more than 30 businesses before it was purchased by APi Group in October 2020.

Ewald holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and followed the Young Managers Program at INSEAD. He is on the advisory board of Draaijer + Partners (no direct family affiliation). 

Ewald and his wife have four children and live in The Netherlands. In his free time, he plays field hockey, golf, and skis.