Communications and Community Lead

Annelies van Dam, MSc


Born in the Netherlands and partly raised in Montréal, Canada, Annelies holds a Master’s degree in Communications from the University of Groningen. Her professional background includes working for a television production company (Endemol), a scientific publisher (Elsevier), and a space agency (ESA). She has a passion for applying what she learned in a past life as improv actress and teacher to everyday (working) life. One of her current favorite pastimes is studying for a degree in Biomedical Sciences through the University of Antwerp.

Annelies joined the Netherlands eScience Center as Communications and Community Lead in January 2022.

Key skills

  • Communications strategy
  • Scientific Communications 
  • Video production
  • Coaching
  • Writing/editing