Current academic positions

  • 2007 - to date Nyenrode Business Universiteit – Full Professor, Author, Economist, Inspirational and Motivational Speaker, Advisor to Boards of Directors
  • Full Professor of Strategic Talent Management (2008 – to date)
  • Extraordinary Professor at North West University, South-Africa
  • Visiting Professor at Berlin School for Creative Leadership
  • Founder and Academic Leader of the Powerhouse Competing for Talent – the professional community associated with the chair of Strategic Talent Management
  • Nyenrode Center for Leadership & Management Development
 
Research and Publications
Long list of publications (180+) in
  • Scientific and academic journals such as Management Learning, the International Journal of HRM, Human Resource Development Quarterly, Small Business Economics, Economics of Innovation and New Technology, South-African Journal of HRM
  • Dutch professional journals and business magazines
  • Exposure via newspapers, radio, TV, YouTube, social media, conferences, masterclasses, and business meetings
  • Books
    • Leren door Managers (2003) - i.s.m. Dr. Eline Lankhuijzen
    • Management Learning and Development (2000) - Proefschrift
    • Competing for Talent (2008) - i.s.m. Dr. Sylvia van de Bunt
    • Talent Management uit Strategisch Perspectief (2008) - Oratie
    • Nederland Talentenland (2009) - i.s.m. Drs. Bartel Berkhout
    • Haagse Hakken Succesfactoren van vrouwen in de Nederlandse politiek (2012) - i.s.m. Drs. Neeke Eysbroek e.o.
    • Talent is goed, ambitie is beter - Gids voor Strategisch Talentmanagement (2012)
    • Sporen van Talent. Achtergronden van Nederlanders op de voorgrond (2014) - i.s.m. Drs. Monique de Vos
 
Main Interests
  • Building insights in selection processes and biases at the labor market
  • Managing the Return on Investment (ROI) in people
  • Aligning Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Stewardship with the employee value proposition
  • Leading change in organizations. Setting the scene for talent-rich organizational development
  • Linking and bridging HR practices with HR theories and trends
  • Selecting and developing people based on their talents, personality, goals and opportunities
  • Analyzing norms and standards related to value and values in organizations
  • Detecting the dynamics behind labor relations from a socio-economic perspective

 

Work experience

  • 1995 - 1996 Universiteit van Amsterdam – Lecturer and MSc thesis Supervisor
  • 1996 - 2000 Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam - Assistant Professor
  • 1996 - 2000 Tinbergen Institute Research School - PhD student
  • 1998 - 1999 London Business School - Research Officer
  • 2000 - 2004 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam - Assistant Professor
  • 2004 - 2007 Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam – Associate Professor

 

Additional management and business activities

  • 2011 – to date Supervisory Board InHolland University
  • 2010 - to date Keynote speaker, Professional Coach and Talent Expert to companies
  • 2008 – to date Keynote and Inspirational Speaker
  • 2006 – to date Strategy Consultant and Board Advisor
  • 2014 – to date Member of Dell Award Committee ‘Inspiring Leader of the Year’
  • 2011 – 2013 Supervisory Board ROC Leiden
  • 2009 – 2014 Member of Award Committee ‘Logistiek Manager van het Jaar’
  • 2009 – 2010 Member of Award Committee ‘Talent (v) van het Jaar’

 

Additional academic positions

  • 2012 – to date Professor by special appointment North-West University, South Africa
  • 2012 – to date Visiting Professor:
    • Steinbeis University, Berlin School of Creative Leadership, Germany
    • Vlerick School of Management, Belgium
    •  University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • BSc in Economics. University of Amsterdam - 1990-1993
  • MSc in Business Economics. University of Amsterdam - 1993-1995
  • PhD in Economics & Econometrics. Erasmus University Rotterdam - 1996-2000
    • Tinbergen Institute – Graduate Research School
    • London Business School - 1998-1999

Publications

July 12 2017