‘In the past sports governance didn’t appeal to me all that much,’ says Esther Vergeer. The seven-time Paralympic tennis champion brought her sports career to an end in 2013, after topping the world rankings in wheelchair tennis for an unbroken run of 14 years. But she hasn’t been taking it easy since then. Besides her involvement in the Esther Vergeer Foundation, which she set up in 2004, she has been tournament director of the AMRO World Wheelchair Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam.
On June 14, Nyenrode Amsterdam welcomed Wineke Haagsma, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility PWC to inspire students, alumni and the business community as part of the Nyenrode Amsterdam Breakfast Sessions.
The turmoil surrounding the economic situation in Italy has returned in recent weeks. Based on inflation expectations, however, Italian consumers intend to remain in the eurozone. Inflation expectations would indeed rise if the country were to leave the eurozone, though the findings show that inflation expectations actually fall during times of concern over the eurozone’s future. This points to an internal adjustment mechanism within the eurozone. This is one of the conclusions reached by Beau Soederhuizen in his dissertation titled “Empirical studies on (un)conventional policies and macroeconomic adjustment during the crisis”, for which he will receive his doctorate from Nyenrode Business Universiteit on 11 June 2018. At age 26, Soederhuizen is the youngest person ever to earn a PhD from the university.
Did you ever enjoy some live music at Nyenrode Business Universiteit? There is a big chance you’ve seen a performance of our very own Nyenrode band, The Booze. Stijn van der Vat, Chairman of The Booze 2018, shares his experiences on being part of the band.
Once a year, the BBA students from Nyenrode Business Universiteit Amsterdam visit India and are the guests of the Round Table India members. On May 30 members of the Round Table India were invited to come to Nyenrode in Amsterdam. At the end of the event a cheque was handed to the present representatives of the Round Table India.