Annette Heijdel (b. 1970) studied business economics in The Hague. She has worked at the Universiteiten van Nederland since 2005. Annette is now an assistant in the Human Resources Department, where her responsibilities include running the secretariat of the national objections advisory committee on job classifications (Landelijke Bezwarencommissie). She also runs the secretariat of the Toetsingscommissie, an independent agency that assists universities and their employees with disputes surrounding dismissal procedures.