Annette Kik is a communication advisor at CWI. From 2012-2022 she also was the manager of the W3C Benelux Office/Chapter. Annette has a background in experimental nuclear physics and science communication. From 2001-2005 she was a member of the Board of the Royal Dutch Mathematical Society (KWG), where she co-founded the 'Wiskunde Persdienst' (WPD) to promote mathematics in the media. Annette is the local Dutch editor of the European quarterly magazine ERCIM News, which has 11,000 readers: mathematicians, computer scientists and, for instance, EU policy makers - giving more visibility to maths and computer science research in the EU.