The Wageningen University & Research Executive Board has appointed Martijn J. Scheen (49) as corporate director of Human Resource Management, effective as of 1 October 2018. Scheen, born in Wageningen, is currently the director of Human Resources for the commercial department at the Dutch Railways. He has held this position since 2013.
Scheen started his career at &Samhoud Consultants and the University Medical Center Utrecht before holding various HR positions within Dutch Railways. Scheen succeeds Ingrid Lammerse, who was appointed president of the Katholieke Pabo, an independent university of applied sciences in Zwolle.
Scheen studied business economics at VU University Amsterdam, with a specialisation in management and organisation. He is also engaged in various ancillary activities and was a guest lecturer at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.