Welcome to Policy Review TV - to access more content or redeem your conference voucher.

Speaker Biography

Prof Dr Maurits van Rooijen

Since 2009, Dr Maurits van Rooijen FRSA has been the Rector Magnificus of Nyenrode Business University. He is also currently Chief Executive.

In August 2010, Van Rooijen was appointed Professor of Academic Entrepreneurship, Internationalisation and Innovation in Higher Education at Nyenrode.

Van Rooijen is an economic historian who obtained his doctorate at University of Utrecht on the theme of green urbanisation.As a visiting professor, Van Rooijen has been associated with a variety of educational institutions worldwide.

Van Rooijen also holds various international administrative positions. He is Co-Chairman of the World Association for Cooperative Education, Boston, USA, which supports work-integrated learning, and President of the Compostela Group of Universities in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, an association that stimulates cooperation and dialogue in the field of higher education.

Van Rooijen is also Vice-President of the London-based European Access Network, that encourages under-represented groups to participate in higher education, and Chairman of the Managing Board of the Euro-Mediterranean University in Slovenia, an initiative of the European Parliament.