Frans Hoving is programme manager at the Netherlands Institute for Heritage.
He is responsible for the activities concerning digitization of cultural heritage, heritage education and cultural diversity. The main issues within this programme are the changing role of heritage institutions as a result of our changing society (digitization, migration) and the role of cultural heritage in our educational system. Frans is a member of the management team of the Netherlands Institute for Heritage. From 1999 till 2006, Frans worked at the branch-office of the Dutch Archives (DIVA), where he set up management development programmes focusing on strategies on digitization.
Before that he worked at the Netherlands Institute of Architecture inRotterdam. Frans has a Bachelor in Medieval History, with a specialisation on the reflection of popular culture in clerical sources.