Kees Boele

Chair executive board HAN

Dr Kees Boele has been chair of the executive board of the HAN (HAN University of Applied Sciences of Arnhem and Nijmegen) since December 2012.

Kees Boele studied Economic Sciences at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam and Philosophy at the VU in Amsterdam. He gained a PhD in Economic Sciences in 1995 and in Theology in 2013.

In 1988 he started lecturing at various universities of applied sciences and was advisor to Twijnstra Gudde. His management career in higher professional education started in 2001, first in the role of programme manager and later as director in 2003.

Since 2012 Kees Boele has worked as chairman of the Executive Board at HAN University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands. His publications include Onderwijsheid (2015), a book about the role of the educator in the era of information.