Our organisation

Our departments

Governing & Organizational Affairs
Anouk Janssen

Public Libraries
Ronald Huizer a.i. & Maaike Napolitano a.i.

Collection Preservation
Foekje Boersma

Collection Data
Dennis Mark

Jasper Faase & Maarten Heerlien

Corporate Communication
Lennart de Jong

Digital Preservation
Jeffrey van de Hoeven

Nasim Hamidian

Frank Schrijvershof

Building, Facility Management & Procurement 
Belinda Slaa-Verboom

Eric van Driel

Information Policy
Cynthia Henskens a.i.

Information Technology
Kees de Waard

IT Service Management 
Job opening

Marketing & Education 
Maaike Napolitano

Rosemarie van der Veen-Oei

Programs & Projects 
Cynthia Henskens

Public Services
Mariëtte Roelvink

Portfolios and board members

Reading & Digital Literacy
Ronald Huizer

Sustainable Access
Geertrui Verbraak

Research & Discovery
Martijn Kleppe

Business management
Eva de Jong

Information & technology
Niek Schroten

Board of directors

General Director
Lily Knibbeler

Deputy Director
Jan Willem van Wessel

  • Group photo of the direction team. From left to right: Geertrui Verbraak, Martijn Kleppe, Lily Knibbeler (general manager), Ronald Huizer, Jan Willem van Wessel (deputy director), Niek Schroten and Eva de Jong. 

General Executive Council

The General Executive Council of the KB consists of a maximum of 5 members appointed by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science. The counsil of the KB consists of:

  • mr. T.H.J. (Tjibbe) Joustra (voorzitter)
  • W. (Wim) van der Stelt
  • prof. dr. (Beatrice) B.A. de Graaf
  • drs. A.S. (Annette) Roeters
  • dr. K. (Karin) Amatmoekrim

Board secretary: dr. mr. A.N.P. (Anouk) Janssen

Our experts

Every day, approximately 500 colleagues work to make the Netherlands smarter, more skilled and more creative. Curious about our experts and their often unique expertise? Discover the experts of the KB.