Members of the Board and ancillary positions

The Board consists of the following members:

Ir. J.F. de Leeuw, (chairman, appointed until 01-04-2024, Declaration of Interests)

Ancillary positions:

  • Chair Board IZZ (group healthcare insurance)
  • Chair Supervisory Board ICCO cooperative
  • Chair Supervisory Board Qua Wonen
  • Chair Board Foundation for Quality Guarantee of the Veal Sector.
  • Member Board Foundation QLIP (Quality Assurance Dairy)
  • Member of the Dutch National Fund for Green Investments.
  • Member Board Dutch Emissions Authority (NEa)
  • Member Executive Committee Abraham Kuyperfonds
  • Menber temporary Committee Integrity of the Tax Administration (till juli 1st 2020)

Prof. H.J.P. Eijsackers (vice chairman, member, appointed to 01-02-2021, Declaration of Interests)

Professor by special appointment, Environmental Institute of North West University at Potchefstroom (SA)

Expertise:

  • Ecotoxicology
  • Soil and nature management

Ancillary positions:

  • Scientific integrity committee (Wageningen UR)
  • Supervisory Board RIVM
  • Research advisory committee (Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality)
  • Scientific Sounding Board Group Oostvaardersplassen (SBB)
  • Assessment Committee policy section NL Polar Programme (NWO)
  • Executive Committee (chair) Stichting Beelden op de Berg
  • Executive Committee (chair) Natuurwetenschappelijk Gezelschap Wageningen

Prof. A.P. van Wezel (member, appointed to 01-01-2022, Declaration of Interests)

Director of the Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) and professor of Environmental Ecology at the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Science (UvA).

Expertise:

  • Risk assessment ​​environmental and water quality

Ancillary positions:

  • Incidental jury works for NWO and STW
  • Member and Vice Chair of the Technical Committee Bodem
  • Member Supervisory Board Postdoctoral Training Toxicology
  • Member Editorial Board 'Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology'
  • Chair (at piket) Crisis Expert Team environment and drinking water

Drs. D.H.J. van de Weerdt (member, appointed to 01-01-2024, Declaration of Interests)

Doctor Society & Health/Medical Environmental Science KNMG (BIG Registration Number 49024812301):

  • Senior Environmental and Health Advisor - GGD’s Gelderland and Overijssel
  • Health Advisor for Hazardous Substances for the Safety Regions in Gelderland and Overijssel

Expertise:

  • Human toxicology, risk assessment of human health
  • European registered toxicologist  (Registration Number 08023)

Ancillary positions:

  • Trainer 1st en 2nd Phase Netherlands School of Public and Occupational health (NSPOH)
  • Partner Bureau Medical Environmental Sciences Jans, Van den Hazel & van de Weerdt
  • Consultant for WHO-PAHO

Dr. ir. M.M. Riemens PhD (member, appointed to 01-01-2024, Declaration of Interests)

Team Manager Crop Protection Wageningen Plant Research, Wageningen University & Research

Expertise:

  • Agriculture in the netherlands
  • Arable farming
  • Plant and crop protection
  • Weeds

Ancillary positions:

  • -

Alternate members:

Dr. R. Houba (alternate member, appointed to 01-01-2022, Declaration of Interests)

  • Occupational hygienist and board member at Stichting ‘Nederlands Kenniscentrum Arbeid en Longaandoeningen (NKAL)
  • Independent occupational health adviser with the following activities:
    • Work hygienist at DPSO Health Care
    • Work hygienist at the Expertise Center Toxicology within Prevent Partner

Expertise:

  • Occupational exposure and risk assessment (with specialisation in chemical and biological agents)
  • Research and consultancy with regard to occupational respiratory diseases (both individual clinical cases and disease clusters in companies)

Ancillary positions:

  • Health Council: Committee ‘Health and Occupational Exposure to Substances (GBBS)’ [standing committee]
  • Member ‘Arbo Management Team (AMT)’ for occupational infectious diseases (RIVM)
  • SDU & Kluwer: editor and author of a number of specialised publications
  • Program board training occupational hygiene of the PHOV course in Utrecht
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee OSHNET School (Occupational Health and Safety NETworking in EASTern Europe) Turkey

Dr. M. Wolfs (alternate member, appointed to 01-01-2022, Declaration of Interests)

Is retired.

Expertise:

  • Biocidal chemistry
  • Enforcement
  • Analysis methods nanomaterials

Ancillary positions: none

Ir. H.J. Jeuring (alternate member, appointed to 01-08-2022, Declaration of Interests)

Coördineerd Specialistisch Inspecteur NVWA, gepensioneerd

Expertise:

  • Residuen
  • Controle en handhaving
  • Vaststelling MRL's

Ancillary positions: none

Dr. ir. C. Kempenaar (alternate member, appointed to 01-01-2024, Declaration of Interests)

Senior research scientist Agrosystem Research Wageningen Plant Research, Wageningen University & Research

Expertise:

  • Agronomy

  • Application techniques

  • Decision support systems

  • Precision agriculture

  • Sensor systems

  • Plant diseases

  • Weed science

  • Non-agricultural use of pesticides / resources

Ancillary positions:

  • -

Dr. I. Becks - Vermeer (secretary, not a member of the Board, Declaration of Interests)

Director – Secretary (not a member):

Ancillary position: none