The Supervisory Board is a legally required, independently appointed supervisor over the Executive Board of Design Academy Eindhoven.
The Supervisory Board appoint the members of the Executive Board, it approves the budget and the annual statement of accounts. In addition, the Supervisory Board oversees the standards of the academy’s management and the education it offers. In doing so, it applies to the Dutch Governance Code (Branchecode Governance), which is a system of basic principles and rules with regard to good and adequate management and supervision. The Supervisory Board also acts as a sounding board for the Executive Board.
The Design Academy Eindhoven Supervisory Board consists of six members.
Gitta Luiten - Chair
Date of birth: 01.09.1968
Position: consultant LawsonLuiten /artistic director Farm of the World
-director Priona Gardens
-member City council Hardenberg
-chair supervisory board BAK
Marianne Tijssen – Secretary
Date of birth: 24.04.1957
Position: CFO Five Degrees Holding BV
-non executive board member cooperative society Unive U.A.
-chair board of commissioners Unive Schade/Her
Geertje Pruijsers – Member
Date of birth: 15.04.1966
Position: Director marketing communications Antea Group
-Chair of the Casade arbitration board
-Member of the fine arts committee municipality Best
Dick Rijken - Member
Date of birth: 10.04.1962
Position: director STEIM
Auxiliary positions: Lector IT & Society The Hague University
Paul Scholte – Member
Date of birth: 05.06.1957
Position: Board member court of appeal ‘s-Hertogenbosch
-member supervisory board Centrum voor de Kunsten, Eindhoven
-assistant to the political group of D66 in Eindhoven city council
Paul Depla – Member
Date of birth: 17.04.1965
Position: Mayor city of Breda, the Netherlands
-chairman foundation “Jongeren op Gezond Gewicht”
-treasurer foundation Anti-Doping Authority the Netherlands