Commission members

Prof. Theo de Roos

Chairman
  • Emeritus professor of criminal law, Tilburg University
  • Honorary deputy justice, Court of Appeals,  Den Bosch
  • Chairman of the committee since 2014

Dr. Maarten den Heijer

Vice chairman
  • Assistant professor international law, University of Amsterdam
  • Board member, UAF foundation for refugee students

Prof. Jannemieke Ouwerkerk

Vice chairman

Professor European criminal law, Leiden University

Nejra Kalkan

Executive Director

Prof. Hemme Battjes

Member
  • Professor of European Asylum Law, VU University Amsterdam

Prof. Pieter Boeles

Member
  • Emeritus professor of immigration law, Leiden University
  • Visiting professor of migration law, VU University Amsterdam

Dr. Evelien Brouwer

Member
  • Associate professor of migration law, VU University Amsterdam

DR. ELS DE BUSSER

Member
  • Assistant Professor Cyber Security Governance, Institute of Security and Global Affairs, Leiden University

Dr. Karina Franssen

Member
  • Senior consultant asylum and integration, Dutch Refugee Council (VWN)

Dr. Pim Geelhoed

Member
  • Assistant professor of criminal law, Leiden University
  • Deputy judge, District Court of Noord-Holland

Prof. Kees Groenendijk

Member
  • Emeritus professor sociology of law, Radboud University Nijmegen
  • Research Fellow, Centre for Migration Law (CMR), Nijmegen
  • Chairman of the Commmittee 1997 - 2014

Prof. Ester Herlin-Karnell

Member
  • Professor of  European Constitutional Law and Justice and University Research Chair, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
  • Co-director, VU Centre for European Legal Studies

Prof. Dr. Paul De Hert

Member
  • Professor of Criminal Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussels
  • Assistant Professor of Privacy Law, Tilburg University

Dr. Hilke Hijmans

Member
  • Independent consultant on EU privacy, Centre for information Policy Leadership
  • Former Head of Unit for Policy and Consultations at the EDPS

Dr. Eva Hilbrink

Member

Legal expert European Migration Law
Foundation for Migration Law Netherlands

Dr. Maarten Hillebrandt

Member
  • Postdoctoral researcher, Faculty of Sociology, University of Bielefeld

Rob van der Hoeven

Member
  • Partner, NautaDutilh
  • Chairman, Advisory Committee on Criminal Law, Dutch Bar Association

Dick Houtzager

Member
  • Member, Netherlands College on Human Rights

Han Jahae

Member
  • Partner, Jahae Advocaten
  • Member of the Advisory Committee on Criminal Law, Dutch Bar Association

Arrien Kruyt

Member
  • Interim Manager
  • Co-founder of the National Bureau against Racial Discrimination

Prof. Michiel Luchtman

Member
  • Professor of criminal law, Utrecht University

Prof. André Nollkaemper

Member
  • Professor of International Law, University of Amsterdam

Dr. Marloes van Noorloos

Member
  • Assistant professor of European Criminal Law, Tilburg University
  • President of the Dutch Section of the International Commission of Jurists (NJCM)

Teun van Os van den Abeelen

Member
  • Honorary deputy justice, Court of Appeals of The Hague
  • Former chairman of the Advisory Committee on Migration Affairs, Department of Justice (ACVZ)

Nilza Pinto

Member
  • Coordinator IDEM Rotterdam, Radar/Art. 1 Anti-Discrimination Bureau

Dr. Jorrit Rijpma

Member
  • Associate professor European law, Leiden University

Dirk Schaap

Member
  • Attorney-at-law at Inigo Advocaten

Dr. Anne-Marie Smit

Member
  • Justice, Court of Appeals, Den Bosch
  • Contact point of the European Judicial Network in criminal matters

Nico Tuijn

Member
  • Senior Justice Criminal Law, Court of Appeals,  Den Bosch

Dr. Sandrine Van der Velde

Member

Dr. Mappie Veldt-Foglia

Member
  • Justice, Court of Appeals of The Hague

Prof. Gert Vermeulen

Member
  • Professor of Criminal Law, Ghent University

Barbara Wegelin

Member
  • Attorney-at-law at Everaert Advocaten
  • Member of the Advisory Committee on Migration Law, Dutch Bar Association

Myrthe Wijnkoop

Member
  • Senior Strategic Advisor, Dutch Refugee Council (VWN)

Dr. Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius

Member
  • Researcher, IViR Insitute for Information Law, University of Amsterdam

Dr. Karin Zwaan

Member
  • Researcher, Center for Migration Law, Radboud University Nijmegen