Henk van den Heuvel new chair of NRGD

Henk van den Heuvel will be the new chair of the NRGD from 1 January 2024. The Board unanimously decided on his nomination. Henk van den Heuvel therefore succeeds Eric Bakker, who is stepping down.

Henk van den Heuvel has been active at the interface of the law and forensic science for many years. For example, he has been the national chair of the courts expert group for forensic expertise since 2018. He is also chair of the moot court for experts in training at the NFI and a lecturer on forensics at the Training and Study Centre for the Judiciary and the NFI. In addition, he has extensive experience in administrative dynamics. From 2005 to 2012, he was, amongst other things, vice-president of the administrative and criminal law sector at the District Court of Rotterdam, and he has worked as senior justice in the criminal law sector at the Court of Appeal of The Hague since 2013. He is currently on secondment to the Dutch Trade and Industry Appeals Tribunal.