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Freeke Heijman


Founding Director Quantum Delft & Quantum Delta NL

Room E136
Management Assistant: Jenny Boks-Zondervan

Freeke Heijman has an extensive background in tech and innovation policies at the crossroads of government, academia and industry. She embarked in the quantum field in 2013 when QuTech was founded. Her mission is to build a flourishing quantum ecoystem for Europe, both in Delft and on a national level. She is leading the Quantum Delft initiative to foster and grow the Delft ecosystem of startups, companies and research labs at the TU Delft campus. She is also the executive director of the foundation Quantum Delta NL that is responsible for the Dutch Quantum Initiative. Freeke graduated at the TU Delft Policy Analysis and Systems Engineering department in 1999 and started her career at KPN Research. Before she started at QuTech, she worked at the Ministry of Economic Affairs in different roles in the field of space and innovation policies.