The Executive Board is charged with day-to-day management and is responsible for running the university.
The members of the Executive Board are appointed, suspended and dismissed by the Supervisory Board of Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
Remuneration of the members of the Executive Board is set by the Supervisory Board. Its members hold full-time posts.
Executive Board Chairman
De Jong (1954) has been appointed as a member of the Executive Board with effect from 1 March 2013. He started his career at the University of Twente (UT) as a university lecturer and was subsequently appointed professor of the General Principles of Law in 1991. After a period as Dean of the Faculty of Public Administration, he served as a member of the UT Executive Board from 2000-2004. In 2006, he moved to the University of Applied Sciences Utrecht (HU), where he served as vice president of the Executive Board.
De Jong studied Dutch Law at Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) and obtained his doctorate from the UT in 1989 with a thesis on the quality of local governance in the Netherlands.
|Telephone:||(020) 595 23 41|
Executive Board Vice Chairman
On 1 October 2017 J.G.M. (Hanneke) Reuling was appointed Vice Chairman of the AUAS Executive Board.
Reuling began her career as a policymaker at the Unie KBO (The Association of Catholic Organisations of Senior Citizens in the Netherlands) in Den Bosch. She then became a lecturer and completed her doctorate at the Catholic Theological University in Utrecht in 2004, with her PhD thesis After Eden: Church Fathers and Rabbis on Gen. 3:16-21. In 2006 she was appointed to various leadership roles at Fontys University of Applied Sciences, including Director of Education and Research. In 2013 she became Director of Operations in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Vrij University Amsterdam (VU).
Reuling studied Theology at the Catholic Theological University of Amsterdam (cum laude).
|Telephone:||(020) 595 23 42|
G. R. (Geleyn) Meijer (1960) joined the AUAS Executive Board as Rector on 1 juli 2018.
Meijer began his career by holding consultancy roles at software companies, such as Logica and CMG. From 2005 until 2009 he was senior lecturer-researcher at the Human Computer Studies Laboratory of the University of Amsterdam. In 2011 he became Dean of the AUAS Faculty Digital Media and Creative Industries, and prior to that he was a partner at Logica for a few years and director of strategy at Logica Management Consulting Netherlands. in his role as Dean he was closely involved in the development of the Centre of Expertise Amsterdam Creative Industries Netwerk, the Knowledge Mile, the Master Digital Design and the Digital Society School.
Meijer studied Physics at the UvA and obtained a doctorate there in 1991 in Robotics and Information, researching how you can teach robots to handle unexpected situtations in production processes via artificial intelligence.
|Secretary||Patricia Heukenfeldt Jansen|
|Telephone||(020) 595 23 51|
Lürsen has been the secretary of the university of applied sciences since September 2016. The secretary heads the Executive Staff and is responsible for the management and running of the Executive Board’s and the deans’ policy agendas, as well as the coordination and organisation of the integrated planning and control cycle.
As Chief Security Officer (CSO), she is also responsible for integrated security and the formulation of the strategic policy in relation to integrated security for the university of applied sciences.
|Telephone:||020 595 2803|
1000 BA Amsterdam
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