New Rector Magnificus   

Since October 2020 Prof Dr Koen Becking is the Rector Magnificus and Chairman of the Executive Board of Nyenrode Business University. Becking has also joined the faculty of Nyenrode as a Professor. 

Becking is a political scientist, Honorary Professor of Stellenbosch University and since October 2012 he has been the Chairman of the Executive Board of Tilburg University. There he has been responsible, among other things, for strategy and policy, internationalization, student affairs and external relations.  

The ceremonial handover of the Rectorate took place on November 20, 2020, the 74th Dies Natalis of Nyenrode Business University.