Mr M.J.G. (Ron) Bormans M.A.
Executive Board - Chair
Executive Assistant: Marjolein Bakker
Ron Bormans is President of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. He was appointed 1 September 2012.
He graduated in Political Science with honours from Radboud University, Faculty of Social Sciences, specialising in Public Administration. Ron Bormans worked for the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science as Deputy Director of Higher Education and as Chief Executive of Student Finance. He was a member of the Executive Board of the Universities of Applied Sciences in Amsterdam and Arnhem/Nijmegen, at the latter he became President in 2008. In addition he was a member of the Committee on the Future Sustainability of the Dutch Higher Education System which was established by the Minister of Education, Culture and Science.
Dr A.A. (Angelien) Sanderman
Executive Board - Member
Executive Assistant: Helen Hulspas
Angelien Sanderman joined the Executive Board of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences on 15 September 2014.
After an education as a Speech Therapist (in Hengelo) she graduated from the University in Nijmegen in Language and Speech Pathology. Afterwards she worked as a Reseacher for the Institute for Perceptional Research (a cooperation between TU/e and Philips) and completed a PhD at the Eindhoven University of Technology. She held management positions at KPN and TNO, she managed amongst other things operational control, market operation and culture- and change projects. At TNO she managed the area of expertise Earth, Life and Social Sciences, leading 1400 professional researchers.
Mr A. (Ali) Akboga
Secretary to the Executive Board and Advisory Board
Starting 1 August 2014, Ali Akboga has been Secretary to the Executive Board and Advisory Board of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. In 2007 he started his career at the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences as Manager of Student Counselling, the International Office and the libraries.
Among his responsibilities as Secretary he supports the Boards with all business, and is the ‘linking pin’ between the Executive Board, the school, and external contacts. He plays a key role in preparing, developing, and monitoring the decision-making processes for school policies.
The advisory Board supervises the Executive Board of the University and the general state of affairs of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. This board has at least five members.
- Mr J.C. Beerman MBA, Chair (substitute)
- Ms Drs J.W.A. Verlaan, Member
- Mr C.W. van der Waaij, Member
- Ms Mr. C.M. Insinger MBA, Member
- Mr H. Karakus, Member