Supervisory Board

The Executive Board is accountable to the Supervisory Board, which is appointed by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science. The Supervisory Board has a number of specific, statutory tasks, such as the approval of governing and management regulations, the Institutional Plan, the selection of participation systems and the university's budgets and annual reports.

The members of the Supervisory Board are:

  • ir. J. van der Veer (former CEO of Shell, Chairman of the Supervisory Boards of Philips and Chairman of the Science and Technology Platform) 
  • Ms. Ir. L. Smits van Oyen MBA (board member of Stichting Zorg en Bijstand in The Hague and a board member of African Parks Conservation)
  • Prof. dr. L.L.G. Soete (honorary professor at the School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University and a professorial fellow at UNU-MERIT)
  • Drs. G. de Zoeten RC (CFO LeasePlan Corporation N.V.)
  • Drs. C.G. Gehrels (Arcadis)

Rotation schedule

  • ir. J. van der Veer, chair, appointed until 1 July 2021, 2nd term
  • Ms. Ir. L. Smits van Oyen MBA, appointed until 1 January 2021, 2nd term
  • Drs. G. de Zoeten RC, appointed until 1 May 2020, 1st term
  • Drs. C.G. Gehrels, appointed until 1 July 2019, 1st term
  • Prof. dr. L.L.G. Soete, appointed until 1 May 2021, 1st term