Geert ten Dam is chairperson of the Executive Board at the University of Amsterdam. According to her, the Amsterdam Economic Board should combine the strengths of the various partners on a select number of major projects, focusing on equity, green and healthy. Academia contribute through investments in data science and artificial intelligence, research on health issues in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, and monitoring impact and new knowledge in sustainability, among other things.
“We need to use 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.”