The SURF Board

The SURF Board formulates SURF's policy and strategy and translates this into tactical and operational matters. An example of this is the translation of themes from the SURF Strategic Plan into concrete programmes.


The Board of Directors consists of:

  • Erik Fledderus: Chairman of SURF's Executive Board
  • Erwin Bleumink: member of the Executive Board of SURF
  • Jan Bakker: member of the Executive Board of SURF
  • Anwar Osseyran: member of the Executive Board of SURF

On 1 May 2020, drs. Jet de Ranitz will become Chairman of the Executive Board.

Additional functions Erik Fledderus
  • Member e-IRG (e-Infrastructures Reflection Group)
  • Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
  • President/Vice President Evangelical Lutheran Synod
  • Member of the Information Room
  • Member of the ShoppingTomorrow Recommendation Committee
  • Member of the ICT Top Team
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Netherlands Study Centre for Technology TrendsĀ  (STT)
  • Member of the ECP Board
Additional functions Jan Bakker
  • Member of CIO Platform Netherlands, Vendor Committee
  • Member of Oracle Education and Research, EMEA Industry Strategy Council
  • Member of Program Advisory Forum, Microsoft
Additional functions Erwin Bleumink
  • Member of the Board of the Foundation Digital Infrastructure Netherlands (Stichting DINL)
  • Member of the Steering Committee for the Integral Safe Higher Education Platform
  • Member of the Steering Committee Acceleration Plan for Educational Innovation with ICT
  • Education Committee of the Association of Universities of Applied Sciences
  • Chairman of the Committee Project Applications of the Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility (NLBIF)
Additional functions Anwar Osseyran
  • Professor of the University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
  • Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (remunerated)
  • Member of the Amsterdam Climate Council
  • Chairman of the Board of Green IT Amsterdam