Paulina Snijders - vicevoorzitter College van Bestuur Tilburg University

Paulina Snijders MSc

Paulina Snijders (1965) is Vice President of the Executive Board of Tilburg University.


  With the focus on
Strategy, profile, governance and identity  
Financial policy
  • National funding of universities 
  • Treasury policy
  • Internal resource allocation
Strategic IT policy
  • IT security
Real estate and housing
  • Vibrant and green campus and campus facilities
  • Research facilities
  • Real estate development
  • Student housing
  • Facilities start-ups
Development of Kennisas  



Ancillary activities

  • Vice President Supervisory Board De Rooi Pannen

Functional activities

  • Member board Universiteiten van Nederland (from summer 2021)
  • Vice president Stuurgroep Bedrijfsvoering en Financiën (SBF) Universiteiten van Nederland
  • Member Stuurgroep Convenant Studentenhuisvesting Tilburg
  • Members council Surf
  • Member Program Committee UGOV21
  • Member Stuurgroep Kenniskwartier
  • Member Stuurgroep Spoorzone Campus
  • Member Stuurgroep Kosten en Kwaliteit

Study and former principal functions

Paulina Snijders studied Public Administration at the University of Twente. She took a post-graduate course in Public Controlling at the Free University of Amsterdam and gained proficiency in leadership and change management at INSEAD, among other places. 

Snijders was director of Control and Compliance at the Erasmus Medical Center since 2015. Prior to that, she worked at the Academic Medical Center Amsterdam. Previous employers also included the University of Twente, the Court of Audit and the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport.