Bert van Pinxteren (Chief Administrative Officer)

Bert van Pinxteren is Chief Administrative Officer at the Amsterdam office of the GÉANT Association - formerly the Trans-European Research and Education Networking Association, (TERENA). He joined TERENA in September 1998 and is responsible for day-to-day financial and legal affairs. He also provides support for the General Assembly and has overall responsibility for the annual TNC conference. Bert has been the Chief Editor of the NREN Compendium since its start in 2000.

Bert graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 1981, where he studied adult education and community organisation. He previously worked forKZA, a predecessor of ActionAid Netherlands; the Environment Liaison Centre International in Nairobi, Kenya;and Friends of the Earth International.