The Executive Board is responsible for preparing and implementing policy and managing the university. The members of the Board are: K.F.B. Baele MSc (president), professor H.A.P. Pols (rector magnificus) and Drs. E. Hus.
The Executive Board, together with the deans, wishes to put the university firmly on the map as a leading, internationally-oriented university with strong roots in Rotterdam. The members of the Executive Board are appointed by the Supervisory Board of EUR.
Drs. K.F.B. Baele MSc (president)
Kristel Baele holds the chair since December 2015 and is responsible for general administrative matters, including the relationship with the Supervisory Board and the University Council. Her portfolio includes strategic policy, international affairs and external relations, for example with the region of Rotterdam, the business community and other knowledge institutions.
Professor H.A.P. Pols (rector magnificus)
Professor Huibert Pols is rector magnificus of Erasmus University Rotterdam since 08 November 2013. His main focus is on teaching and research including academic staff (policy), students and research information. His rectorship expires end of 2017.
Pols (1952) obtained his MD and PhD at Erasmus University Rotterdam. The Professor of Internal Medicine came in 1983 in the then University Hospital AZR Dijkzigt, now called Erasmus MC. From October 2006 he was dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and Vice Chairman of the Board of Erasmus MC.
Drs. E. Hus
The third member, Eddy Hus, has been a temporary member of the Executive Board, since 1 June 2017. He succeeded Bart Straatman who, due to health reasons, resigned from his position before completing his term. Eddy Hus’ portfolio includes finance, economic policy, estates and information technology.