Supervisory Board

Supervisory Board vacancy

The UM Supervisory Board is looking for a new member who knows Maastricht University well and is aligned with the university’s strategic objectives. Ideal candidates are internationally-minded individuals active in academia or business, with expertise in research and education, excellent communications skills, are good with people, and have an especial interest in sustainable development. For more information please download the explanatory leaflet.

The deadline for applications is 23 January 2017.

Mrs. T.M. (Truze) Lodder

  • Chair Supervisory Board
  • Member Remuneration Committee
  • Member Supervisory Board Transnational University Limburg 

1st term: 1-12-2007 till 30-11-2011
2nd term: 1-12-2011 till 30-11-2015 (chair since 1-1-2014)
3rd term: 1-12-2015 till 30-11-2017

Governance, Management Consultancy, HRM, Arts & Culture


  • Former Business Director Dutch National Opera Amsterdam 

  • Chair of the Board Music Theatre Amsterdam

Additional positions

  • Treasurer Europa Nostra
  • Commissioner ‘Nederlandse Spoorwegen’
  • Chair Supervisory Board NJO
  • Member Advisory Commission Nexus Institute

Dr. L.J. (Renk) Roborgh

 Chair Audit Committee
 Member Supervisory Board transnationale Universiteit Limburg

1st term: 1-9-2013 till 31-8-2017

 Higher Education
 International issues

Former Director-General of Higher and Vocational Education, Science and Emancipation (DGHBWE)

Additional positions

  • Member Executive Board 'Clingendael'
  • Member Advisory Board 'Leidse Onderwijsinstellingen'
  • Member Council of the Wise Fundashon Kalidat Profeshonal Edukashonal Kòrsou KPEK
  • Chair Supervisory Council ROC Tilburg
  • Member Supervisory Board Scheepvaart en Transport College
  • Member Board Post-academic medical courses in Indonesia Foundation

Prof. dr. U. (Ursula) Nelles

  • Confidential Advisor University Council
  • Remuneration Committee and Appointment Advisory Board (chair)

1st term: 1-7-2009 till 30-06-2013
2nd term: 1-7-2013 till 30-06-2017

Former Rector of Westfälische Wilhems Universität Münster


  • governance
  • education
  • research
  • valorisation
  • legal affairs

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

  • Member Audit Committee

1st term: 1-4-2014 till 31-03-2018


  • finance
  • audit
  • business

Former vice-president SABIC Europe

Additional positions
 Manager Alloksys Life Sciences Ltd. and AMRIF Ltd.
 Board member Jazz Maastricht Foundation
 Board member Bright Creations

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 Judge arrrondissementsrechtbank Rotterdam
 Deputy Justice Gerechtshof Arnhem
 Member KNAW