Paulina Snijders - vicevoorzitter College van Bestuur Tilburg University

P.F.I.M (Paulina) Snijders MSc

Paulina Snijders is Vice-President and member of the Executive Board. She is responsible for the business operation portfolio. This position links managerial attention to the support processes to strategic financial and real estate policies.

Paulina Snijders (1965, Etten-Leur) 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. In 2016, she joined the Supervisory Board of Bernhoven Hospital, where she is also Chair of the Audit Committee.

Fields of attention vice-chairman of Executive Board

  • Strategy, profile, governance and identity
  • Financial policy
    • National funding of universities 
    • Treasury policy
    • Internal resource allocation in line with strategy
  • Strategic IT policy
    • IT security
  • Real estate and housing
    • Vibrant and green campus and campus facilities
    • Research facilities
    • Real estate development in line with the strategy
    • Stimulation of student housing
  • Development of Kennisas
  • Young Professional Campus

Additional positions (paid)

  • Member of the supervisory board Bernhoven Ziekenhuis in Uden (Bernhoven B.V.), Stichting Diagnostisch Centrum & Trombosedienst Ziekenhuis Bernhoven en Stichting Zelfstandig Behandelcentrum Bernhoven (ZBCB)
  • Member of the supervisory board Stichting Bernbosch (uit hoofde van lid RvC Bernhoven Ziekenhuis)

Additional positions qualitate qua (all unpaid)

  • Member VSNU-board (from summer 2021)
  • Member VSNU-stuurgroep Bedrijfsvoering en Financiën (SBF)
  • Member national CLA delegation
  • Member Members council Surf
  • Member Program Committee UGOV21