Rabobank at a glance

Rabobank is a cooperative bank with a mission. Together with our stakeholders, we have been dedicated to create a future-proof society and to tackle major societal challenges for 125 years. In the Netherlands, we serve retail and corporate clients; globally we focus on the food and agriculture sector. Our starting point is: together we can achieve more than we could individually.

Our mission: Growing a better world together

We embrace innovation, growth and sustainability, and invest in joint solutions that benefit everyone: our clients, their neighbourhoods and the world. We also invest part of our profits in society. Together we make sure that we stay financially healthy and that our villages and cities remain attractive and dynamic.

We focus on three global transitions
Around the world, consumers and businesses face the growing need to live and work more sustainably. That’s why we embrace innovation and team up with our customers and partners to address social, economic and environmental issues. Our focus is on three key transitions to make a meaningful difference: the sustainable food and energy transitions, plus the transition to a more inclusive society.


Sectors: Banking
Locations in NL: 146
Locations outside NL: 428
Male-female ratio: 51-49%
Number of employees (in Holland): 25,000
Number of employees (outside Holland): 20,000
Number of starting positions per year: 200
Number of internship positions per year: 100
Average age: 45


Rabobank has a multitude of challenges for analytical brains such as your group! In this case challenge we want to invite you to solve an interesting problem statement that covers an actual real-life dilemma Rabobank employees face daily!

You will experience how Econometricians within Rabobank contribute to a safer financial world. Within Know Your Customer (KYC) we work with complex models to make sure our clients are not involved in money laundering and illegal transactions. As we don’t want to risk being engaged in any criminal activity, our models need to be top notch. Mathematical models are enriched with machine learning to make the best models possible. In this case challenge you will dive, together with your group, into the KYC models used at Rabobank. Afterwards you will present your results to the rest of the groups. Will you be on the winning team?

This case will challenge your quantitative mind in combination with your communication and complex problem-solving skills. We are looking forward to welcoming you at this case provided by Rabobank.