The IIS has a diverse team of professionals, including lecturers, study advisors, tutors, programme coordinators and developers and an administrative department. In addition to its permanent staff, the institute regularly works together with other UvA faculties and with guest lecturers external to the UvA. These exchanges and the combination of implementation and development tasks is key to the success of the Institute. Staff are often involved in several different projects, benefitting their professional and personal development and contributing to a stimulating working and learning environment.
The IIS Advisory Board is made up of the following members:
Dr. Dirk Haen: Senior policy officer Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) (chairman)
Prof. dr. George C. Molenkamp: Professor Emeritus and member of the Sustainability Advisory Board KPMG (vice-chairman)
Drs. Josta de Hoog: Senior researcher at the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR)
Dr. Caroline Nevejan: Chief Science Officer of the Municipality of Amsterdam and professor by special appointment Designing Urban Experience, University of Amsterdam
Prof. dr. Vincent Icke: Extraordinary professor of cosmology at the University of Amsterdam and professor of theoretical astronomy at Leiden University
Drs. Natalija Counet: Jobs of the Future Lead at Amsterdam Economic Board and Skills for the Future Expert at 361degreesLAB
Dennis van Galen: Director of cultural centre CREA and the CREA café
Dr. Sandra van der Hel: Former Future Planet Studies student, Phd. candidate Sustainable Development at Universiteit Utrecht (UU)
Drs. Marwa Ahmed : Former Bèta-gamma student, Biomedical Sciences Msc.