Curriculum Vitae

Experience 
  • 2011- up till now: Coordinator Research Collections, Meertens Institute - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
    • Head of the Research Collections Department.
    • PhD candidate at Leiden University.
    • Chair of the Spatial and Digital History network of the European Social Science History Conference.
    • Member KNAW work group 'Research Data'.
    • Contact person Open Access & Digital Durability Meertens Institute.
    • Partner in Parthenos (2015 - 2017).
    • Member of the SURFsara working group 'Research Data Management, Engagement' (LCRDM) (2016-2017).
    • Member project team KNAW 'towards a digital, sustainable and accessable archive' (2017).
    • In-house emergency response officer (2012 - 2017).
    • Chair of the KNAW Working Group Open Access & Digital Durability (2014-2016).
    • Advisor to the Netwerk Digitaal Erfgoed, NDE, Network Digital Heritage (2014 - 2015).
  • 2008 - 2011: Coordinator External Cooperation (Project Manager, ICT Consultant & Researcher), Meertens Institute - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
  • 2006 - 2008: ICT Consultant, department for ICT Services - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). Member of the KNAW Collection Working Group.
  • 2004 - 2006: Researcher and Projectleader, Meertens Institute - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW). From 2002 until 2005 I was, as part of the KNAW, a committee member of the Visual Culture Working Group of the Huizinga Instituut.
  • 2001 - 2004: Information and Collection Specialist, department of History Studies at the Netherlands Institute for Scientific Information Services (NIWI) - Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW).
  • 1996 - 2000: Assistant Provincial Archaeologist and Archaeological Field Research Coordinator, Joan Willems Stichting.
  • 1992 - 1995: Tour Guide at the Netherlands Maritime Museum.
Education
  • 2017: Course 'Privacy and archives', Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
  • 2016: PhD candidate at Leiden University.
  • 2015: Programming 2 (Software Development - CS50), Faculty of Science (School of Informatics), University of Amsterdam, incl. C, PHP, SQL, JavaScript.
  • 2013: Programming 1 (Software Development - CS50), Faculty of Science (School of Informatics), University of Amsterdam, incl. C, PHP, SQL, JavaScript.
  • 2012: In-house Emergency Response training and Automated External Defibrillator training, Amsterdam Ajax Chubb Varel (repeated in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016).
  • 2012: Course 'Archiving and Archivists', Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
  • 2010: Course 'How to write an excellent research proposal', Leiden University.
  • 2010: GIS course, Alfalab.
  • 2005: Course MapInfo (GIS), Geodan.
  • 2003: Course Digital Cultural Heritage, Maastricht University.
  • 2002: Course Digitaliseren Historische Foto’s, SEPIA (Safeguarding European Photographic Images for Access).
  • 2000-2001: master in Information and Document Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam.
  • 1989-1995: MA History, University of Amsterdam, International Relations (thesis supervisor: W. Ten Have, former director of the Centre for Holocaust and Genocide studies, second supervisor: Fik Meijer, professor Ancient History & Classical Archaeology). Internship at the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
  • 1988-1989: Propedeuse (BA) History, University of Amsterdam.
  • 1981-1988: Atheneum B: Jacob Roelands Lyceum, Boxtel, The Netherlands.