Board Member

Chantal Kemner


Chantal Kemner is full professor of Biological Developmental Psychology in Utrecht at the faculty of Social Sand Behavioural Sciences. She is the scientific director of the YOUth cohort. She is a VIDI and VICI laureate. Between 2012 and November 2023 she was the scientific director of the Consortium Individual Development, a consortium of Dutch researchers that obtained the prestigious gravitation grant of the Dutch Science Foundation (NWO). Chantal Kemner studied Biological Psychology and obtained her PhD (in 1992) in Utrecht, at the department of Psychopharmacology. Thereafter she worked as a postdoc, and later as senior researcher, at the department of Child Psychiatry at the University Medical Centre Utrecht (UMCU). Between 2003 and 2008 Chantal Kemner was appointed as a (part-time) full professor at Maastricht University, and between 2013 and 2021 at the UMCU