Supervisory Board

Supervisory Board member vacancy

A position of member of the Supervisory Board will become vacant on September 1, 2019

The profile reflects the desired development of the university and the strategy as laid down in the Strategic Programme 2017 – 2021 ‘Community at the CORE’. The composition of the Supervisory Board should reflect diversity in various ways and complementarity in terms of individual member profiles. For more information please download the profile.

The deadline for application is 28 May 2019.

Mr. A. E. (Annelies) van der Pauw

  • Chair Supervisory Board (as per 1-12-2017)


 Management) experience in corporate governance
 Legal and strategic issues relating to large and complex private companies as well as (public) organisations


 Partner in the Amsterdam office of the international law firm Allen & Overy LLP

Additional positions

  • Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Mondriaan Fund

  • Board member of the Princess Beatrix Fund

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of Allen & Overy Global Foundation

  • Supervisory Board member of ICEPAY B.V.

  • Board member AkzoNobel Art Foundation

  • Supervisory Board member of NatWest Markets N.V.

Drs. J.H. (Hans) de Groene)

  • Member Supervisory Board
  • Member Audit Committee

1st term: 1-1-2019 till 31-12-2022


  • Research and innovation policy
  • Scientific and Higher Education

Director at the Association of Dutch Water Companies (Vewin)

Additional positions

  • Director of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities
  • Member of the Advisory Board of Deltares
  • Board member Schilthuisfonds

Drs. J.A.M. (Koos) van Haasteren

  • Chair Audit Committee

1st term: 1-4-2014 till 31-03-2018
​2nd term: 1-4-2018 till 31-3-2022


  • finance
  • audit
  • business

Former vice-president SABIC Europe

Additional positions

 Board member Jazz Maastricht Foundation
 President of Stichting Kindervallei
 President of Stichting Ronald McDonald Huis Maastricht

Prof. dr. M. (Marc) Groenhuijsen

  • Member Supervisory Board

1st term: 1-9-2015 till 31-8-2019

 extended governmental and managerial experience
 international network

Professor Criminal Procedural Law and Victimology at Tilburg University.


Additional positions
 Deputy Councillor Arnhem Court of Justice
 Board member KNAW
 President Complaint Committee Undesirable Behaviour Foundation De Runne Goirle
 Member Advisory Board Nexus Foundation
 Board member of International Society of Criminology
 Member International Advisory Board of the South Asian Society of Criminology and Victimology

Dr. J. (Jennifer) Barnes

  • Confidential Advisor University Council

1st term: 1-7-2017 till 30-6-2021


  • musicologist 
  • higher education
  • arts and culture
  • international partnerships
  • special advisor

Partner at Saxton Bampfylde

Additional positions

  • The University of Suffolk Board of Directors
  • Cambridge India Research Foundation
  • Non-Executive Director at the University of Oman Development Board
  • Non-Executive Director at Vestd, London