Executive Board

The TNO Executive Board is charged with managing the organisation and has full authorisation to do so insofar as this is not ascribed to other bodies according to the TNO Act.

The members of the TNO Executive Board are appointed by Royal Decree. One member on the recommendation of the Minister of Defence and the other members (including the chairman) on the recommendation of the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy.

The Executive Board currently consists of three members (from left to right) Tjark Tjin-A-Tsoi (CEO), Susan Swarte (CFO) and Maarten Tossings (COO).

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The members of the TNO Executive Board are appointed by Royal Decree. One member on the recommendation of the Minister of Defence and the other members (including the chairman) on the recommendation of the Minister of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy.

Curriculum Vitae dr Tjark Tjin-A-Tsoi, Chairman Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer

Dr T.B.P.M. (Tjark) Tjin-A-Tsoi (Paramaribo, Suriname, 31 January 1966) is a member of the TNO Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer since 1 June 2022.

Curriculum Vitae Susan Swarte, Chief Financial Officer

drs. S.M (Susan) Swarte RC (Noordoostpolder, 24 July 1968) is a member of the TNO Executive Board and Chief Financial Officer since 1 May 2021.

Curriculum Vitae Maarten Tossings, Chief Operating Officer

Rear Admiral Maarten Tossings has been Member of the TNO Executive Board and Chief Operating Officer since 15 March 2019. He is also Chairman of the Netherlands Defence Council for R&D.