Marc Calon is President of Housing Europe, the umbrella organisation for national and regional social, public and cooperative housing organisations in Europe. He is also Chair of Aedes, the Dutch association of social housing bodies.
He is a member of the Executive Board of the Royal Association Small and Medium-Sized Businesses in the Netherlands; member of the General Board of the Urban Renewal Forum and member of the board of the Amsterdam School of Real Estate.From 1999 to 2009, Marc Calon was a member of the Provincial Executive for the Province of Groningen for the Dutch Labour Party. In a personal capacity, Marc Calon is a member of the Advisory Board of the Arriva transport company and a non-executive director of grid/network manager Enexis. In addition, he is an active agriculturalist.