Greetje Heemskerk is head of the national department. She is also responsible for the Grants for biographers.
Greetje Heemskerk graduated in modern Dutch literature at the University of Amsterdam. After completing her studies she worked for several years as a curator at the Literary Museum in The Hague. She is one of the founders of the literary-historical magazine De Parelduiker. Greetje has worked for the Dutch Foundation for Literature since 2002, first mainly organizing grants and symposia for biographers, and now as head of the author policy department.