Advisory board

ScienceWorks conducts its assignment in cooperation with our advisory board, which consists of international sector experts. One or more members of the advisory board will be selected and involved depending on the assignment.

Wiljan van den Akker

Wiljan van den Akker

Head of Public Engament for the Open Science Program, Utrecht University; Professor of Modern Dutch Literature, Utrecht University; former Chair of the Board of the Dutch National Endowment for the Humanities (NWO); He is co-author of the LERU-Position Paper: “Productive Interactions: Societal Impact of Academic Research in the Knowledge Society.

Lynda Hardman

Lynda Hardman

European Director of LIAMA, Manager Research & Strategy, CWI (Center for Mathematics and Computer Science); Professor Multimedia Discourse Interaction, University of Utrecht; Director of Amsterdam Data Science; Past-president of Informatics Europe.

Peter van Hoesel

Peter van Hoesel

Professor emeritus of Policy Research at EUR; Chairman of Knowledge-based Economy and Innovation (KIZ) in Zoetermeer; Chairman of RPA Rijn Gouwe; Editor of the magazine 'Beleidsonderzoek Online' (Policy Research Online).

Peter Nijkamp

Peter Nijkamp

Professor Emeritus in Regional Economics and in Economic Geography, Faculty of Economics, Free University, Amsterdam; Former President Governing Board Netherlands Research Council (NWO); Former President of the European Heads of Research Councils.

André Oosterlink

André Oosterlink

Professor Emeritus in Electrical Engineering at Royal University Leuven; Former Rector Magnificus Royal University Leuven; Chairman to the Board of the Association K.U. Leuven; Vice Chairman of IMEC.

Yvonne van Rooy

Yvonne van Rooy

Former president of the Dutch Hospital Association from 2012 till 2018; Former president of the executive board of the Utrecht University, as well as the University of Tilburg. Former state secretary of the ministry of economic affairs in the administration Lubbers II and III.

Josephine Scholten

Josephine Scholten

Former Executive Director of the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), Partner at Perrett Laver.

Jeff Skinner

Jeff Skinner

Executive Director of the Foundation for Entrepreneurial Management at London Business School; Ex-Chair of UNICO; Former President of ASTP, the European Technology Transfer Association.

Theo A.J. Toonen

Theo A.J. Toonen

Dean, Faculty BMS: Behavioural, Management & Social Science; Professor Institutional Governance, University of Twente

Frans van Vught

Frans van Vught

Member of the Group of Societal Policy Advisors (GSPA) of the European Commission; Member of the Executive Board of the European University Association (EUA); Former Rector and President of the University of Twente.