Anja Smit (61) has been Librarian of Utrecht University and Director of the University Library since 2010. She has more than 30 years of (inter)national experience in the field of sustainable access to scholarly information. For example, she was previously Director of the University Libraries at Maastricht University and Radboud University, and Executive Consultant for academic libraries in the New England region of the US. She also led the Open Science program at Utrecht University together with Frank Miedema between 2018 and 2019. Anja Smit is internationally active in networks such as LERU, OCLC and LIBER, of which she is Secretary General. Smit received her MA in Dutch Literature from Utrecht University.