Han Heidema (1943) is editor-in-chief of Spel!
, the Dutch games magazine issued by games club Ducosim
. He is one of the founder-members of the ESG
(Eurpean Society for Games-collectors), honorary member of the Wiener Spiele-Akademie
, jury member of the Nederlandse Spellenprijs
and designer of various railway games, most of which have been published by Winsome Games
. About 500 of his collection of 3500 games have a railway-related subject.
After his Chemistry study at Utrecht University he joined Unilever Research, where he had jobs as Scientific Editor, Sensory Scientist and Statistical Consultant. He took an early retirement in 2001. He now lives in Wolfheze, a small village close to Arnhem, close to the dropping and landing zones of Operation Market Garden.