Hans Schutte is director general at DUO (Dienst Uitvoering Onderwijs) in Groningen since march this year. Before coming to Groningen Hans Schutte was director general Higher Education, Vocational Education, Science and Emancipation (HBWE) in The Hague. As director general HBWE he worked closely with the minister of Education for more than four years. Hans Schutte also had board positions at different schools, for example in Nijmegen en Amsterdam.
DUO keeps and maintains billions of data, and performs in an environment that is becoming more and more digital. DUO finances and informs students and educational institutions, and organizes exams. DUO makes good education possible. Hans Schutte is very interested in new developments in relation to using the data for several purposes.
Hans Schutte studied Public Administration in Twente and Business Economics in Tilburg.