Amma Asante is the new chair of the Dutch Commissariaat voor de Media

posted on 14 September, 2022   (public)

Appointed by the State Secretary of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science – Gunay Uslu – Amma Asante succeeds Renate Eringa-Wensing – currently interim chair - as the Chairperson of the Dutch media regulator, the Commissariaat voor de Media (CvdM).

Her mandate starts on September 15, 2022 for a five-year term.

With extensive experience in social and political activities, she was a member of the Amsterdam City Council for 8 years and member of the Parliament from 2016 to 2017.


More information on the CvdM: The Dutch Media Authority is led by a Board of Commissioners and consists of the chair of the authority – Amma Asante as of September 15 – and two Commissioners - Steven Flipse and Peter Eijsvoogel - who are jointly charged with administrative decision-making, the strategic plan of the CvdM and the policy frameworks.

Source: Website of the Commissariaat voor de Media 

Picture courtesy of CvdM