The Supervisory Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) has appointed Prof. Annelien Bredenoord (1979) as the new Rector Magnificus of EUR from 1 October 2021. Prof. Bredenoord is the first woman to occupy the position, with her appointment lasting for four years. She succeeds the interim Rector Magnificus, Prof. Frank van der Duijn Schouten, who has held the position from 1 January 2021 and will continue until the end of September 2021. Prof. Annelien Bredenoord is a professor, member of the Dutch Senate, supervisory authority and director and works at the interface of healthcare, technology and innovation, ethics and politics. On top of that, she is invovled in the MDR program, by setting up and leading the Clinical Translation Platform together with Marianne Verhaar.
Congratulations Annelien for the next step in your career!