Dr Hans ten Rouwelaar is Program Director of the Part Time Master of Science in Management (PTMSc) and Assistant Professor of Management Accounting & Control at Nyenrode Business Universiteit. Before joining Nyenrode in 2000, he worked for the COTG (currently NZa) in Utrecht, as an independent remedial teacher in Amsterdam, and as a lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences in Utrecht. Hans holds a MSc in Econometrics (Free University in Amsterdam) and in August 2015 he defended his PhD thesis: Business Unit Controllers Involvement in Management at Nyenrode Business Universiteit.

As a lecturer, Hans is involved in several Master of Science, Executive and in-company programs teaching Management Control and/or Accounting Information Systems as the main topic. Moreover, he supervises thesis projects for the degree programs, e.g. the Master of Science in Accountancy (awarded best supervisor in 2018), the Master of Science in Controlling (awarded best supervisor in 2014), and the Master of Science in Management.

Secondary positions

In his leisure time, Hans is an active member of the parish board of the RK church De Goede Herder in Amsterdam-Buitenveldert (2001 – 2014), and Secretary of the Regional parish board of RK Amstelland (2001 – to date), which was trying to promote the cooperation or merger of the seven parish boards in Amstelland.

Since June 2014 these parishes are merged into the RK parish Amstelland. At the request of the Dean of Amsterdam (Ambro Bakker s.m.a.), Hans became a member of the Diocesan Pastoral Council of the Bishop of Haarlem/Amsterdam, which has as main task to advise the bishop, Mgr. dr. Jan Hendriks of Haarlem directly (2013 – to date).

Most relevant publications

  • Rouwelaar, J.A. ten, Bots, J.M., De Loo, I.G.M. (2018). The influence of management accountants on managerial decisions. Journal of Applied Accounting Research, 19(4), 422-464.
  • Rouwelaar, J.A. ten. (2015). Business Unit Controllers Involvement in Management. Dissertation Nyenrode Business Universiteit, H&G uitgeverij, Amsterdam.

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