Business Operations and Finance Steering Group (SBF)

The SBF is the administrative gateway for decision-making in the Board when it comes to joint projects and current (political) developments relating to finance, business operations and personnel matters. Joint projects include the modernisation of the CAO, the (international) attractiveness of the universities as employers, long-term employability, the value of investing in academic education and research, and stable public-private financing. The SBF meets five times per year.


Drs. Martijn Ridderbos is the president and Dr. Mirjam Bult is the vice president of the steering group. Its secretary from the VSNU is Boudewijn Peters.