Drs. Astrid Verheusen


Director of Business Operations & CIO

E: verheusen@rkd.nl
T: 070 3339777


Curriculum vitae and duties

After studying history, Astrid Verheusen began her career as a researcher at the former Institute of Netherlands History (now part of the Huygens Institute), then as a product manager at SDU Publishers. From 2001 to 2017, she worked in various positions at the Royal Library, where she was responsible for various programs and projects concerning mass digitisation, digital preservation and the digital library, among others, as Head of Innovative Projects.

From 2017 to 2023, she was Executive Director of LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche - Association of European Research Libraries), a European networking organization of more than 420 national university and other scientific libraries.

From May 2023, Astrid Verheusen is Director of Operations and CIO at the RKD.