The Kunsthal Rotterdam organisation is a small and effective team. The organisational structure has four components: content, business, general affairs and auxiliary.

The content staff are responsible for the programme, exhibitions, activities and communication concerning the exhibitions. Its members are the general director, three exhibitions curators, the registrar, head of production, two communication officers, an education officer and a fund-raising officer. 

The auxiliary team is responsible for the premises, ICT and security. It compromises the business director, head of building management, a technical department, head of security, and the security team.

The general department is responsible for personnel, finance, ticket sales, services to the public and other matters. It comprises the head of general affairs, finance officer, two receptionists, two ticket sales staff, and temps

The business department is responsible for the running of the Kunsthal. It comprises two members of staff for the Kunsthal shop and one for events and receptions.

The team also includes members of staff for the public to host visitors to the Kunsthal. 


Herman van Karnebeek, business director and acting general manager


Annemarie Nycolaas, senior curator
Eva van Diggelen, curator
Klaas Witsen Elias, exhibition coordinator and registrar
Shehera Grot, junior curator
David Snels, project employee exhibitions

Production and technical services

Waldemar Galama, head production
Jan van Vliet, technician
Theo Barneveld, technician
Ron Barneveld, technician
Gert Jan Knoll, facility contributor

Fundraising and external relations

Jeroen van Breugel, head development
Sabiha Taner, fundraising and sponsorships
Michelle Verhaak, partnerships and supporters
Mieke Sicking, events and receptions 

Marketing and communication –

Sabine Parmentier, head of marketing and communication
Danielle de Jongh, marketing and communication
Anna Kerkhoff, marketing and communication
Willemien Hoogeveen, intern marketing and communication

Education and public 

Simone Dresens, interim coördinator education and public
Frieda Baldewsing, project officer public program
Ninelotte Dijk, education
Jamie Deen, junior coördinator education and public

General affairs

Annemarie Nigten, head of general affairs
Loes Buitendijk, telephonist/receptions
Charlotte Tasma, telephonist/receptions
Hatice Özdemir, ticket desk
Jiska van der Stoep, ticket desk, scheduling on-call workers


Maria Khomeriki, finance
Anke van Ree, controller


Raimond Pronk, head of security
Security team

Gift shop –

Tessie Loeff, head gift shop
Frank Timmers, store employee