Bert van Pinxteren joined TERENA in September 1998 and is responsible for the day-to-day financial and legal affairs of the Secretariat. Among other things, he has overall responsibility for the organisation of the annual TERENA Networking Conference (TNC). Bert has been the Editor of the TERENA NREN Compendium since its start in 2000.
Bert graduated from the University of Amsterdam in 1981, where he studied adult education and community organisation. His previous post was with Friends of the Earth International. He is currently volunteer treasurer of Milieudefensie (Friends of the Earth Netherlands).