Jacques Jansen ,
Lt-Generaal b.d.

Jacques Jansen studied at the Royal Military Academy in Breda and was trained in Canada as a fighter pilot. In the Dutch Royal Airforce he Koninklijke Luchtmacht he fulfilled many command and policy functions and in 2008 was appointed as Commander Air Forces.
In 2012 he completed his military career and was appointed as CEO of Eurocontrol in Maastricht. As from September 2018, he acts as Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Dutch Aerospace Centre.

Anne Cor Groeneveld

Anne Cor Groeneveld holds may functions, both supervisory as well as advisory functions, a.o. with the André Kuipers Foundation, the Da Vinci Comité, Texel Airport, JetSupport Group, etc.
From 2000 till 2016 he was chairman of the Dutch Aviation Group (DAG) and as founder of the Dutch Dakota Association (DDA), he acted 28 years as Chairman of the Board. From 1973 till 2003 he was employed with Transavia in various functions and till the end of his career, he remained active as Captain of the Boeing aircraft.

Rob Hougée, SVP Finance & Control CArgo business AirFrance/KLM & CFO Martinair

Rob Hougée studied business economics at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Direct after his study he was appointed in 1978 as financial management trainee at KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. He was sent abroad for 8 years, stationed in New York and Frankfurt, and afterwards continued his career in various financial functions. In 1996 he was appointed SVP Operations with KLM Cargo, responsible for the full logistical operation at the hub Schiphol. He returned back to KLM Headoffice early 2000 as Controller Passenger Business. In 2004 he was closely involved in the merger process with Air France. In 2009 he became CFO for Martinair and in 2011 he also became CFO Transavia. As from 2013, he was appointed as SVP Finance & Control for the overall Cargo Business of AirFrance/KLM/Martinair and he is still CFO Martinair.

Kolonel drs. T.N. Born

Prof. dr. Henry Werij,
Dean Faculty Aerospace Engineering TU Delft

Prof. dr. H.G.C. (Henri) Werij is Dean of the faculty of TU-Delft.
Werij studied experimental physics at the Universiteit of Leiden, where he was promoted cum laude in atomic physics in 1988. Thereafter he worked as researcher at the Joint Institute for Laboratory Astrophysics (JILA) in Boulder, Colorado (VS) and with the University of Amsterdam. Since 1993 he is attached to the TNO institute, firstly as scientist and later in various management functions. His last function with TNO was Director of Space and Scientific Instrumentation.
In his years as a scientist, he published more than 25 scientific articles. Also afterward he did not lose sight of science. Werij is member of the NWO- advisory committee condensed material and optical physics (COMOP), of the Advanced Research Center for Nanolithography (ARCNL) and of the Dutch Institute for Fundamental Energy Research (DIFFER).  He was also a member of the Advisory Council of the faculty.

Reineke van der Kolk, Manager Public Affairs, Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands B.V.

 

Sybe Piera,
president VSV ‘Leonardo da Vinci’

Sybe Piera, President VSV 'Leonardo da Vinci'
Sybe Piera is the present President of the VSV ‘Leonardo da Vinci’, the student association for the Air- and Aerospace engineering at the TU Delft. Since 1945 the aim of the association is to look after the interests of the students in the broadest sense, in the area’s of education, social activities and career development.
Firstly the VSV ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ supports the students with their study through evaluating the content of the education and selling study books. Next to that, he offers a social platform where students can meet and can expand themselves in both personal as well as organizational aspects. Finally, he organizes the connection between students and businesses in the form of inhouse-days, lectures, business fairs, and various student trips. As member of the VSV ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ Sybe is among other things responsible for organizing the  Aviation symposium with the theme “Evolution of Aviation”.