Nicole Robbers, picture editor NRC HandelsbladNicole Robbers was born in the Netherlands in 1964.In 1983 she enrolled at the Rijksuniversiteit Leiden to study the history of arts.Her
main subject was industrial design but she
also took courses in the history of photography.In Leiden she
and some fellow students became involved with and eventually took over the Gallerie Fotomania
, an art gallery specialising in photography.In the late eighties she
moved with the gallery to Rotterdam.After graduating in 1989, she freelanced for one year before joining the Nederlandse Dagbladunie, publisher of NRC Handelsblad and Algemeen Dagblad.Starting out as a picture researcher for both newspapers, she became picture editor for NRC Handelsblad in 1992 and has been working there ever since.Nicole Robbers
is married and has two daughters.