Supervisory Board

Supervisory Board chairperson vacancy

The position of chairperson of the Supervisory Board will become vacant on December 1, 2017, when the final term of the current chairperson ends. The profile reflects the desired development of the university and the strategy as laid down in the Strategic Programme
2017 – 2021. 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 15 October 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

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

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