Ruurd Bierman is one of Europe’s thought leaders on the future of media. Via Media Futures, Ruurd is involved in strategy projects as consultant and, project manager. Ruurd is in demand as key note speaker and panelist. He is also coaching senior executives of broadcasting companies.
Chair of the Board of NFF (the Dutch Film Festival, since 2017)
Chair of the Board of VNPF (Dutch pop music venues and festivals, since 2016).
Consultancy assignments for EBU and various European public media organisations.
Key notes about media strategies, VISION2020, diversity and innovation, for more than 20 broadcasters and at international conferences.
Functions in Supervisory Boards of a.o. Prix Europa (radio and tv festival Berlin).