Tom Arends, is co-founder and CEO of Peaks. In 2016 he founded Peaks together with Rutger Beens and Sijbrand Tieleman with the vision of making investing accessible for everyone, every day. Peaks is well known for its "round ups" feature that allows users to automatically round up their card payments to the next euro and invest the change in a portfolio of sustainable ETFs. Within two years after the launch Peaks has become the most popular and highest rated investment app in The Netherlands. Since October 2019 the app is also live in Germany.
Before Peaks, Tom was lead business change manager of Rabobank's retail savings and investment business and worked in several positions at Robeco, the largest Dutch Asset Manager. He holds a master's degree in International Business from the University of Tilburg.