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Jolien Peeters new TSHD managing director

Published: 20th May 2020 Last updated: 30th June 2020

The Executive Board has appointed Jolien Peeters as managing director of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences (TSHD). She succeeds Cécile de Vos and interim director Hans-Georg van Liempd and will start in her new position on July 13, 2020.

Jolien Peeters has been Secretary of the Executive Board of Tilburg University since 2016. In that capacity she gives advice to the Executive Board and supports the executive decision-making process. She also coordinates strategic cooperation with the City of Tilburg.

Peeters studied International Business in Tilburg and graduated from Tilburg University with an honors degree in Strategic Management. Previously she worked for the City of Tilburg and at the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations.

Jolien Peeters

“I am eager to start at TSHD and to contribute to its aspirations for the years ahead. The humanities and digital sciences are highly relevant to our globalizing digital society; they contribute to it as well as to the strategy of our university.”

Boudewijn Haverkort, Dean of TSHD

“The School Board is very pleased to welcome Jolien as the new managing director of TSHD. In recent years and at various organizations, Jolien has shown that she is an effective and efficient manager who is sensitive not only to the organization’s institutional interests but certainly also to the interests and sentiments of those within the organization. We are confident that she will make a major contribution to the continued growth and professionalization of TSHD.”