SWOV in 2016 - organisation and personnel

Dr. Peter van der Knaap has been SWOV's Managing Director since 1 June 2013. Together with the Board of Supervisors (RvT) he is responsible for the strategy and position of SWOV and ensures that the organization has a solid financial basis.

To guarantee the quality of its research, SWOV uses the input of highly-qualified external experts as members of the Scientific Advisory Board (WAR) and the Program Advisory board (PAR).  SWOV invites experts who are active in various sectors in the field of traffic and road safety as members of these boards.

Staff and work environment

In 2016 there were no major personnel shifts at SWOV. On the reference date of 31 December 2016, 56 employees, researchers and support staff, had a contract with SWOV and they were assisted by 4 trainees and 9 employees on a zero-hours contract. 

All SWOV employees are represented by the Employees Council.

The organization diagram shows SWOV's organization structure and the responsibilities of the SWOV staff and their place in the organization.