Mrs. Sylvia Roelofs CEO - ICT~Office
Plenary - Welcome Speech
Opening WCIT 2010
Plenary - Closing
Crystal handover ceremony to Canada
eGovernment: Challenged - Panel Discussion
About Mrs. Sylvia Roelofs
Sylvia J.M. Roelofs (b. 1957) is Managing Director of ICT~Office.
Ms Roelofs completed her grammar school education (gymnasium) at Canisiuscollege in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, before earning her degree in Dutch Law at Catholic University Nijmegen (currently Radboud University Nijmegen). After having practiced law for seven years she was ready for a career change in 1991, and through Van Spaendock Secretariaten en Directievoering in the Hague she was assigned to several management positions and additional roles. While working in these positions, she came into contact with FENIT, a professional organisation of Dutch IT companies, of which she became director on 1 February 1995. Between 2001 and 2005, Ms Roelofs headed Nederland~ICT, which later became ICT~Office.
Supervisory director at PWN Waterworks
Board member of Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica (Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science); and of AWVN (General Employers' Association)
member of Supervisory Board KING (Quality Institute Dutch Municipalities)
ICT~Office promotes the interests of all affiliated IT, Telecommunications and Office companies vis-à-vis politics and government. ICT~Office provides services to sector representatives with combined turnover of EUR 30 billion and more than 250,000 employees, making it the foremost interest group for the ICT and Office industries in the Netherlands.
In addition to promoting the interests of its affiliated companies, ICT~Office provides services to member companies on an individual basis. ICT~Office provides these members with access to a wide range of services and products, ranging from high-quality helpdesks and publications to financial benefits through master agreements. As an added benefit, ICT~Office member companies can take advantage of the services of the Organisation of Employers in the ICT sector (Werkgeversvereniging ICT) and the ICT~Environment Foundation (stichting ICT Milieu).