Paradox is an organisation that complies with the cultural governance code, which is why our organisation is surveyed by two levels of governance. The boards consist of professionals from various corners of culture, academia and journalism.

The tax authority in the Netherlands has granted Paradox ANBI status under RSIN/fiscal number 8022.04.624


Agnes Wijers (chair)
Independent consultant

Bas Vroege (treasurer)
Founder / director

Supervisory board

Jeroen den Uyl (chair)
Owner of Schatmakers and Centrum voor Maatschappij en LeiderschapJeroen is a trainer and coach for societal leadership. He designs knowledge and learning networks for managers, program managers, commissioners and front end professionals. With Schatmakers (treasure makers) he develops projects that enable transition and societal change. Jeroen is the author of “PowerSwitch, towards a vital society”. He has worked for the Dutch state government, the city of Amsterdam and Almere and as consultant and partner at TwynstraGudde.

Rob van der Laarse
Professor of war heritage at VU University Amsterdam, professor of heritage studies at University of Amsterdam, fellow at NIAS for Terrorscapes: Transnational Memory of Totalitarian Terror and Genocide in Postwar Europe.

Pascal van Ham
Owner and chief of Oh my goodness-company, consulting people, businesses and brands on the impact they can make from the inside out. Pascal has worked in leadership positions at Heineken, SOS Kinderdorpen Nederland and Tony’s Chocolonely. Currently, she works on changing the global food system as freelance VP of Marketing at Infarm, an innovative fast-growing urban farming company.

Supervisory board members receive no financial compensation for their services.