Governance and Management

KIT has the statutory form of an association with private and corporate members.

The governing bodies of the association are: the Council of Members, the Board of Directors and the (single-headed) Executive Board. The Institute also has an Advisory Board, consisting of leading international experts in its fields of operation.

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The Board of Directors oversees the work of the Executive Board. The Directors in their turn are accountable to the Council of Members.

Board of Directors

Mr. C. (Kees) Blokland, MSc, Chairman
Chair of the Board of the Dutch Rail Pensionfund; Former Director Personnel & Organisation NS

Ms P.W. (Pauline) Kruseman, Vice-Chair
Former Director, Amsterdam Historical Museum

Ir. H.M. (Maarten) le Clercq
Former member of Executive Board at LUMC; Shell

Mr. P. (Peter) van Leeuwen
Former ambassador; Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mr J. (Jurgen) Rigterink
Chief Risk and Finance Officer, Member of the Management Board FMO

Mr P.J. (Philipp Jan) Flach
Executive Board, MC Groep & Slotervaartziekenhuis

Mr P. (Paul) Strengers
Director Medical Affairs and Product Development, Sanquin Blood Supply, division of Plasma Products

Prof. Dr. J. (Joyeeta) Gupta
Prof. On Environment and Development in the Global South, Governance and Inclusive Development (GID)UvA

Executive Board

Mr M.M. (Mark) Schneiders, Chair of the Executive Board

Council of Members

Ms K. van der Wansem on behalf of E.E. van der Laan, LL. M
Mayor of Amsterdam

Mr. J.Th. (Jan) Hoekema, MSc
Former Mayor of Wassenaar

Mr. J.A.S. (Jochum) Jarigsma, MA
Director AccuRaad Training & Advies; Chair, Platform Maatschappelijk Betrokken Ondernemen

Ms. T. (Tamrat) Kidane
Dietician BovenIJ hospital; Member Multicultural Peace Building Women Association; Board member Ethiopisch-Nederlandse Vriendschapsvereniging

Mr. J.A. (Johan) de Koning, MA, MPhil on behalf of Dr H. (Hans) Dröge
National Manager, Unilever Nederland

Mr A.J.B.M. Peek LL. M
Directeur Risk Management Corporate Banking ABN AMRO Bank N.V.

Mr. H. (Haig) Balian
Director, Artis Royal Zoo

Mr. F. (Floris) Recourt, LL.M
Representative of De Maatschappij

Ms. Sj.A. (Sjoukje) Rullmann, LL.M
Vice-President Rechtbank Amsterdam

Mr. J.M.M. (Jack) van de Winkel, MA
Former President and current Supervisory Board Member, NV Deli Maatschappij

Ms. Rolien van Rijckevorsel-van Dijk
Independent professional

Mr. Jeroen Kohnstamm
Advisor to the Ministry of Commerce in China (MOFCOM)

Mr. Jacob de Jonge
Commissioner V&D

Ms. Irene Visser
Managing Director NABC

Mr. Pierre van Hedel
CEO Rabobank Foundation

Mr. Maarten van Herpen
Hoofd Philips Africa Innovation Hub

Mr. Marinus Pannevis
Advocaat insolventierecht en curator bij DLA Piper Nederland N.V.

Mr. Cees Ruijgrok
Owner CR Consulting & Interim Management B.V.

Mr. Marco Schouten
CEO, Vitens Evides International

Management and departments

KIT has three departments and three service departments. KIT’s management is in the hands of the Executive Board.

Executive Board KIT
M.M. (Mark) Schneiders, Chair of the Executive Board

KIT Sustainable Economic Development & Gender
C.B. (Bart) de Steenhuijsen Piters – Head of Department

KIT Health
L. (Lindy) van Vliet – Head of Department

Human Resources
A. (Annerink) Post – Head of Department

Unit Finance & Operations
L. (Louis) Van den Berghe – Head of Department

KIT Holding

KIT Intercultural Professionals B.V.
Drs. B. (Bart) van Luijn – Director

KIT Hotel BV
C. (Claire) Van Campen  – Director