Personal Union NRG|PALLAS

Stichting Voorbereiding Pallas-reactor (PALLAS) forms a personal union with NRG (part of NRG Foundation, therefore ECN) whilst the two organizations continue to exist. The Board of Directors is formed by Bertholt Leeftink, Maik Smit (CFO), Hermen van der Lugt (CEO) en Nico van Ginkel (CFO). A personal union is also the case with the Supervisory Boards. Gerrit Zalm is the chairman of both Supervisory Boards.

Bertholt Leeftink – CEO NRG|PALLAS


Peter Dijk – Director PALLAS Programme

Peter Dijk has been in charge of the PALLAS programme organisation since February 2022. Peter supervises the construction of the PALLAS-reactor and its connected facilities for the production of nuclear medicines at the Energy and Health Campus.

Before joining PALLAS this year, Peter was head of programme development with the Schiphol Group. During the period 2008 – 2016, he was involved in the construction of the North-South connection in Amsterdam as the project director, and he acted as the general manager for the “Tram & Subway Service”. Previous to that Peter contributed to the success of the Betuwe-route as project director.

Large, complex projects combined with social interest mark his career. Peter has the experience and skills needed to realise a unique and complex infrastructural programme.

Supervisory Boards (amended governance)

Dr. G. Zalm | Chairman
  • J.W.R. van Lunteren MSc
  • Prof. dr. W.C. Turkenburg
  • Ir. P.E.M. Buck
  • Dr. J.H. Egberts
  • Prof. dr. ir. A.H.M. Verkooijen
  • Drs. P.G. Winters
  • K. Smit
  • Dr. M.M.G. Pubben

Supervisory board PALLAS and NRG:

Advisor to supervisory board: Prof. dr. J. Telgen.