Tjibbe Joustra

Tjibbe Joustra finished his study Law in 1975 and started his career at the legal department of the former Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Food quality. Since 1983 he has functioned as vice secretary-general and from 1987 as secretary-general at this Ministry. At the end of 2001 Tjibbe Joustra was appointed chairman of the executive board of the UWV (Employee Insurance Agency) and remained in this function untill April 2004. After the UWV Tjibbe Joustra has been the National Coordinator for Security and Counterterrorism. Since then he held positions as chairman of the Board of several organizations and as of from 1st February 2011 he has succeeded prof. van Vollenhoven as chairman of the Dutch Safety Board.

Additional functions

  • Chairman Supervisory Board NPO
  • Chairman Supervisory Board University Groningen
  • Chairman Koninklijke Bibliotheek
  • Chairman Dutch Milk Foundation
  • Chairman Advisory Board G4S Group
  • Member Advisory Board Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens
  • Board member Stichting Maatschappij en Veiligheid
  • Chairman De Letselschade Raad