EOSC Association Role
After his graduation from Delft University of Technology, where he graduated “cum laude” as an electrical engineer with a specialism in computer architectures, he started to work for SURFnet (now: SURF), the Dutch Research & Education Network. After 21 years at SURFnet, in technical and management roles, he has been in various strategic advising positions, closely related to research and education, i.e. for Internet2, Belnet, Indiana University, and more recently NORDUnet.
Erik-Jan believes that advancing science is paramount for addressing humanity’s biggest issues. Erik-Jan’s role at the EOSC Association brings him closer to science and supporting science is what motivates Erik-Jan.