Executive Board

The Executive Board (CvB) is HZ’s competent authority. The Executive Board is formed by Mr J. (John) Dane MSc. He is supported by the board secretariat headed by the board secretary.

As of 1 June 2022, Prof. Barbara Oomen will become the new chair of the Executive Board. John Dane will stay on as a member of the Executive Board from June.

Executive Board
J.L. (John) Dane MSc.
Email: john.dane@hz.nl

John Dane has been associated with HZ since 2014. From January 2014 to September 2014 he was the managing director of the Academy of Economics & Management and Scaldis Academy. As of 1 September 2014, he was appointed as a member of the Executive Board. As of 1 January 2019, he forms the Executive Board.

Ancillary functions
John Dane has the following additional positions:

  • Director of the HZ University of Applied Sciences Holding B.V.
  • Chairman of The Work Zone Supervisory Board
  • Member of the Board of the Associate Degree Academy Roosendaal
  • Member of the ‘Operationeel Programma Zuid’ (OP-Zuid) programme council 2021-2027
  • Member of the Supervisory Committee of Interreg Flanders-Netherlands
  • Member of the General Board of ‘Huis van de Techniek’
  • Member of the Zeeland Trade and Industry Section
  • Treasurer of the board of Dockwize
  • Member Economic Board Zeeland
  • Member AVA Impuls Zeeland
  • Member of the General Meeting of the Association of Universities of Applied Sciences
  • Member of the Board of Governors' Committee on Funding of the Association of Universities of Applied Sciences
  • Member of the board DCO
  • Member Jury of ‘Zeeuws Familiebedrijf van het Jaar Award’
  • Member Jury of ‘Zeeuwse Innovatieprijs Emergo’
  • Member steering committee Zeeland Connect
  • Member of ‘Topteam Topsector Water & Maritiem’
  • Member of the Board Meeting on Maritime Education (BOMO)
  • Member of the board of Citymarketing Vlissingen

John Dane

Executive Board secretary
mr. M. (Rien) de Klerk
Phone: 0118 - 489 203/06-537 306 93
Email: m.de.klerk@hz.nl

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