Geert ten Dam

Chair of the Executive Board

Geert ten Dam is chairman of the Executive Board at the University of Amsterdam. According to her, the Board should channel the forces of various partners on a select number of large projects, with a focus on equality, sustainability and health. Knowledge institutions contribute, among others, by investing in data science and artificial intelligence, research into health problems in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area and monitoring impact and new knowledge in the field of sustainability.

“We have to make use of the data, knowledge and capacity of the various partners in the Board. For me, the Amsterdam Economic Board is the joint effort for a responsible and resilient Amsterdam Metropolitan Area.”

Geert ten Dam is involved in our initiatives AMdEX, Health Data Infrastructure, Smart Health Amsterdam, Tada and the House of Skills and TechConnect programmes.