Peter Tindemans

Scientific Program Committee

Peter Tindemans

Secretary General, EuroScience
  • PhD in Theoretical Physics from Leiden University.
  • Well-known for his contributions to science, technology and innovation policy in the Netherlands, Europe and globally.
  • He was responsible for Dutch research and science policy from 1991-1999 covering all fields of science (including SSH: “Kleine Letteren/Baby Krishna”; International Institute for Asian Studies IIAS; International Institute for the Study of Modern Islam)
  • Chaired the establishment of the Pan-European Research and Education Networking infrastructure and OECD MegaScience Forum
  • Independent consultant in developing European policies for science, technology and innovation in general,
  • Chairman, the European Neutron Spallation Source(2000-2010).
  • Member of the International Scientific Site Advisory Committee for the Square Kilometer Array.
  • Responsible for the merger of all major Dutch biodiversity collections into Naturalis Biodiversity Centre, Netherlands
  • Founding member of Euroscience
  • Convened the Science Policy Group as chair and member involved in ESOF Governance and Supervisory Committees
  • Director of the Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen
  • Member of the International Scientific Programme Committee, Next Einstein Forum.
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