The chair of the University Fund Limburg/SWOL is the King’s Commissioner in the Province of Limburg, mr. E.G.M. Roemer. The other board members include representatives from the business sector, alumni and members of UM’s academic and administrative staff. The board members fulfill their tasks on a voluntary basis.

Honorary members
In 2022, Theo Bovens was officially appointed honorary member. During the period 2011-2021, Bovens held the position of chairman, due to his designation as commissioner of the Queen and King respectively in the province of Limburg. A role he fulfilled with verve.

In previous years, the University Fund Limburg named dr. J. Kremers (chair, 1977-1989), B.J.M. baron van Voorst tot Voorst (chair, 1993-2005) and W. Blind (treasurer, 1990-2005) as honorary members.

Executive board

  • Mr. E. Roemer, chair
    King’s Commissioner in the Province of Limburg
  • Ms. Prof. Dr. R. Letschert, vice chair
    President of the Maastricht University Executive Board
  • Ms. N. Niessen, LLM, secretary
    Partner Boels Zanders Advocaten; alumna Faculty of Law
  • Mr. R. Pluymakers, MA, treasurer
    Managing Partner Ernst & Young
  • Mr. Dr. M. Schreinemacher
    Managing Director KRECO NV; alumnus Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences

General Board

  • Mr. Prof. Dr. R. Bauer
    Professor of Institutional Investors, School of Business and Economics; alumnus School of Business and Economics
  • Ms. D. Blaauw
    Board adviser Gemeente Valkenburg; alumna Faculty of Law
  • Mr. R. Coenen
    Chair Limburgse Werkgeversvereniging (Limburg Employers’ Associaton), Director/owner TRIAS BV
  • Ms. Prof. Dr. M. oude Egbrink
    Vice dean for Education, Faculty of Health Medicine and Life Sciences, Department of Physiology, School for Health Professions Education (SHE); alumna Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
  • Mr. W. Hillenaar
    Mayor of Maastricht
  • Mr. T. de Klein
    Notary at Noto Notarissen, specialised in legacies
  • Ms. Prof. Dr. Y. van der Meer
    Professor Sustainability of Chemicals and Materials, Faculty of Science and Engineering; Scientific Vice-Director Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials 
  • Mr. T. Schok
    Surgeon-oncologist & gastrointestinal surgeon, VieCuri Medical Centre; alumnus Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
  • Mr. P. Thissen
    Honorary ambassador of Limburg, Former chair Ondernemend Venlo (Enterprising Venlo)
  • Ms. F. van de Vorst, LLM
    Strategic advisor on regional cooperation and public affairs, Fontys University of Applied Sciences, alumna Faculty of Law