Mrs van Veldhuizen is a member of the Supervisory Board of the NIMD since April 2012.
Ida van Veldhuizen was the Dutch Permanent Representative to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in Vienna.
After studying International and Notarial Law at Leiden University, Ida van Veldhuizen followed a postgraduate study at the Netherlands Institute for International Relations. She joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1974. After postings in Bonn, Jakarta, Luxembourg, and The Hague she became in 1994 Political Advisor at the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands to NATO, in 1998 Ambassador to the Republic of Croatia and in 2002 Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the Czech Republic.