Since becoming a private institution in 2006, the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam has followed a Supervisory Board model, which means that the museum has a (Board of) Director(s) and a Supervisory Board. Jan Willem Sieburgh will be the acting managing director at the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam as of 1 November 2017.


  • Jan Willem Sieburgh, acting managing director 2017
  • Beatrix Ruf, Director 2014-2017
  • Karin van Gilst, Managing Director 2013–2017
  • Ann Goldstein, Artistic Director 2010–2013
  • Patrick van Mil, Managing Director 2010–2012
  • Gijs van Tuyl 2005–2010
  • Hans van Beers 2003–2005
  • Rudi Fuchs 1993–2003 (partly with Stevijn van Heusden)
  • Wim Beeren 1985–1993
  • Edy de Wilde 1963–1985
  • Willem Sandberg 1945–1963
  • David Röell 1936–1945
  • Cornelis Baard 1905–1936 (director from 1920) 
  • Jan Eduard van Someren Brand 1895–1904 (curator)
Jan Willem Sieburgh. Foto: Robin Utrecht