The Executive Board

The Executive Board is Utrecht University’s highest administrative body. The Supervisory Board appoints the members of the Executive Board after hearing the University Council. 

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The Executive Board, left to right: professor Anton Pijpers, professor Annetje Ottow en professor Henk Kummeling
Professor Anton Pijpers, President
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Professor Anton Pijpers

Executive assistant: Corrie Krapels
Tel. +31 30 253 51 50

Areas of responsibility:

  • coordination, strategy and organization
  • administrative and legal affairs
  • employee and student representation
  • valorisation and entrepreneurship
  • housing and campus development
  • safety and environment
  • communications & marketing
  • alumni policy and fundraising
  • external relations
  • internationalisation

See also the profile and CV of Professor Anton Pijpers.

Professor Henk Kummeling, Rector Magnificus
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Professor Henk Kummeling

Executive assistant: Annemieke Hekking
Tel. +31 30 253 51 31

Areas of responsibility:

  • research and education
  • professorship policy
  • academic affairs 
  • student policy and student organisations
  • science and culture
  • university library
  • collaboration in higher education
  • LERU

See also the profile and CV of Professor Henk Kummeling.

Professor Annetje Ottow, Vice President
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Professor Annetje Ottow

Executive assistant: Veronica Martinez Sobrino
Tel. +31 30 253 34 68

Areas of responsibility:

  • human resources (including ACKP and The University Labour Representation Board)
  • finance
  • information and communication technology
  • facility services
  • regional cooperation, including USP
  • European coorperation; Brussels
  • sustainability programme
  • diversity programme

See also the profile and CV of Professor Annetje Ottow.

Secretary to the Executive Board: dr. M.L. Toebes
Tel. +31 30 253 44 89