My mission is to contribute in educating responsible leaders for the future, inspire and get inspired by my students and the Nyenrode community at large.
What Désirée van Gorp drives, is the combination of education, research and working with companies and the interaction with her students and alumni. Désirée is teaching in BSc, MSc, Executive MBA, Full time MBA, Modular MBA and various executive education programs and give advise to boards and management in her field. This combination gives her energy and makes her enthusiastic. She is proud of her teaching efforts resulting in being elected various times as professor of the year, her publications and the team work with her colleagues. This combination gives her energy and makes her tick.
Currently, Désirée is Chairman of the International Advisory Board; Chairman of the Full time MBA Opleidingscommissie; member of the Advisory Board; and Deputy member of the Appeal Committee for students General Management.
In the past ten years, Désirée was Associate Dean of the academic degree programs; Dean Ad interim of the Nyenrode New Business School; Program Director of the Full time/International MBA; Program Director of the Executive MBA; Member of the Academic Board and Member of the Appeal Committee for students General Management, PhD and Accountancy and Controlling; and board member of the Europe India Institute; Director of the Department International Business & Diplomacy as well as Member of the Stichting Nyenrode Fonds.
Désirée holds a Master's degree with a specialization in international law from Leiden University. She obtained her PhD at Nyenrode in business administration defending her dissertation entitled "Offshoring in the service sector: an empirical investigation on the offshoring behavior of service firms and its influence on their foreign entry mode choice” at Nyenrode.
Reading, sports, and the Arts.