Naturalis Biodiversity Center

Edwin van Huis - General director/Manager of the foundation


of trustees

  • Drs. Arjen Dorland MBA (chair) - Chairman Board of trustees Haaglanden Medisch Centrum; Vice-chairman Supervisory Board Essent; Vice-chairman Supervisory board ABN AMRO Bank N.V. 
  • Mr. drs. Henriëtte van Baalen - Lawyer/Partner/Mediator at De Clercq Advocaten Notariaat in Leiden
  • Prof. Peter de Ruiter - Professor of Theoretical Ecology with Biometris at Wageningen University and Research
  • Kim Smit - Member Board of directors Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum
  • Mr. Cynthia de Witt Wijnen - Founding partner/notary NewGround Law
  • Dr. Anna Chernilovskaya - CIO at ONVZ
  • Robert-Jan Smits - President of the Executive Board Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e)
  • Drs. Taco Zimmerman - Founder and Managing Director of Tuvalu Media Group BV

Advisory Board

  • Dr. Roy Erkens - (Chairman) Associate professor Plant Evolutionary biology at Maastricht University
  • Prof. dr. David Harper - Professor of Palaeontology at Durham University, UK
  • Prof. dr. Eric Schranz - Professor of Biosystematics at Wageningen University & Research
  • Prof. dr. Ionica Smeets - Professor of science communication at Leiden University
  • Prof. dr. Nina Rønsted - Director of Science and Conservation, National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii
  • Prof. dr. Corrie Moreau - Moser Professor of Biosystematics and Biodiversity at Cornell University, New York, USA
  • Prof. dr. Annemarie van Wezel - Professor of Environmental Ecology, Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics, University of Amsterdam
  • Prof. dr. Joost Batenburg - Professor of Computer Science LIACS, Imaging and Visualization, Leiden University
  • Prof. dr. Elisabeth Holland - Director Pacific Center for Environment and Sustainable Development, Professor Ocean and Climate Change at The University of the South Pacific, Fiji
  • Prof. dr. Alexandre Antonelli -  Director of Science, Professor of Biodiversity, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK