Titia Bredée was born in 1962 and grew up in the provinces of Drenthe and Brabant in the Netherlands. She is educated as a historian and held different positions in the field of education.
She is now Director-General at Nuffic, the Dutch organisation for internationalisation in education in The Hague.
During her career her focus has been on internationalisation, innovation and digitalisation. She can be found where education, profit and government meet. She is one of the founders and was Member of the Board of Fruit Tech Campus; an initiative of Helicon, Aeres and Fruitmasters to ensure modern fruit and tech education. She is married and has two grown-up children.
2020 – present Senior Executive Programme for the non-profit sector, TIAS Business School.
2017 Senior Executive Training VVD (Dutch Liberal Party).
2011 Senior Executive Programme, London Business School.
1989 Master in History, Utrecht University.
1981 Gymnasium-alfa, Lorentz Lyceum in Eindhoven.
Work experience (selection)
2021 – present Director-General at Nuffic.
2018 – 2021 President of the Executive Board, Helicon secondary vocational education and
training institute in ’s-Hertogenbosch.
Also in 2021 Vice-president of the Executive Board, Yuverta (merger of Wellant, Helicon and CITAVERDE).
2015 – 2018 President of the Executive Board, iPabo University of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam/Alkmaar.
2009 – 2015 Faculty-director, HAN University of Applied Sciences in Arnhem and Nijmegen.
Public roles (selection)
2019 – present Chairperson of the local network of VVD ’s-Hertogenbosch & Sint-Michielsgestel.
Quality and governance
2017 – 2018 Chairperson of the Jury of Excellent Schools for Inspectorate of Education, until Helicon.
2016 Member of the Board of Governors of the Police Academy, until the start of National Police.
2020 – 2021 Member of the Board Fruit Tech Campus.
2020 – 2021 Member of the Board (national) Centre for innovative agricultural craftmanship. 2019 – 2021 Chairperson Connect Green (11 agricultural VET Institutes).
2019 – 2021 Member of the Audit committee MBO Raad (national foundation of Vocational Education and Training Institutes).
(All until start at Nuffic).