The management of the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) is in the hands of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Annemieke de Vries, Chief Scientific and Technology officer
Ms Annemieke de Vries assumed her role as Chief Scientific and Technology Officer on 1 October 2018. She is also the Deputy CEO.
Annemieke studied Health Sciences at Maastricht University from 1987 to 1992. She was awarded her PhD by Utrecht University in 1997 for her thesis on the development of cancer following exposure to chemical substances.
She then spent three years as a research fellow of the Dutch Cancer Society (KWF) conducting scientific research into the development of breast cancer at the Center for Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA.
Following her return to the Netherlands, she started work at the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) in 2000 as Senior Scientific Officer in the Toxicology domain.
From 2006 she held various management positions at the RIVM, as Head of the Centre for Health Protection from 2013, a significant responsibility being the major laboratory infrastructure for the Public Health domain. During her final year at the RIVM she was also Deputy Director for Public Health and Health Care before moving to the NFI.