Lambert Speelman

Lambert Speelman (1980) is a policy advisor in the domain Research and Valorisation.


He studied Biomedical Engineering at the Eindhoven University of Technology. After his PhD research at Maastricht University, he worked as a researcher at Erasmus MC Rotterdam. Since 2015, Lambert has been working at the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), where he is involved in, among other things, the Talent Line as coordinator Vidi in the NWO Domain Science (ENW), the National Science Agenda and the Top Sector policy.


Lambert has been seconded by NWO in 2020 to the VSNU and is mainly involved in quality assurance and research evaluations (SEP), scientific integrity, the PhD system and European research policy. He also supports the Rectors’ Conference, consisting of rectors of the Dutch universities.

Lambert Speelman
Lambert Speelman
Policy Advisor

Phone: +316-27302947


Research evaluations

Scientific integrity

PhD system

European research policy

Rectors’ Conference