Since September 2017 Marco de Niet is responsible at Leiden University Libraries (UBL) for all physical and digital services provided by the library to the academic community and beyond. Prior to this, Marco was director at the DEN Foundation, the Dutch knowledge institute for digitisation in the cultural sector. In this capacity, he was a driving force behind cross-domain collaboration and statistical and impact research on digital heritage. Marco has been involved with Europeana from the very beginning. This includes collaborations preceding Europeana, during his time at the Dutch Royal Library until 2004. Marco currently chairs the Europeana Management Board.
Text adapted from Europeana Pro, reference picture: https://pro.europeana.eu/person/marco-de-niet