The Economic Board-leden

Team Members

Kees Boele

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 studied economics at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, where he obtained his PhD.
Hubert Bruls

Hubert Bruls

Chair The Economic Board and mayor Municipality Nijmegen

Hubert Bruls is chair of The Economic Board. As mayor of Nijmegen he has access to the political network in the region and in the Netherlands. Nijmegen is the 2018 European Green Capital which earns it attention from international and national business communities.
Toon van Asseldonk

Toon van Asseldonk

Mayor Municipality Overbetuwe

Toon van Asseldonk is mayor of the Municipality of Overbetuwe. He has a rich past in the Dutch business community and is involved in regional partnerships.
Peter van Dongen

Peter van Dongen

Chair of the executive board Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences

Peter van Dongen is chair of the executive board of the Van Hall Larenstein University of Applied Sciences. From his position at Van Hall Larenstein, as one of the most sustainable universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands and with its corresponding profiling, Van Dongen contributes to the sharp profiling of the region in Food, Health and Energy.
Ben Geerdink

Ben Geerdink

Chair of the executive board of Rijn IJssel

In his role as chair of the executive board of Rijn IJssel College, Ben Geerdink is committed to educating genuine professionals. He sees the social task of Rijn IJssel to educate students sustainably: to a position in today and tomorrow’s employment markets and for active participation in society.
Leon van Halder

Leon van Halder

Chair of the board of directors Radboudumc

Leon van Halder is chair of the board of directors of the Radboudumc. He has a long history in healthcare, both in politics and in the professional field. The Radboudumc strives to lead the way in developing innovative, sustainable and affordable healthcare.
Marcel Hielkema

Marcel Hielkema

Chair of VNO-NCW Gelderland and managing director Scalabor and

Marcel Hielkema is managing director of Scalabor and chair of VNO-NCW Gelderland employers’ organisation. In this capacity, Hielkema is a strong link to the business community in Gelderland.
Monique Noomen

Monique Noomen – Greve

CEO Eiffel

Monique Noomen – Greve is CEO of Eiffel, a corporate service provider offering solutions in the fields of Legal, Finance and Process. Noomen is closely involved with educational institutes.  
Edwin de Rooij

Edwin de Rooij

Deputy CEO Synthon

Edwin de Rooij is the deputy CEO of Synthon, an international pharmaceutical company specialised in developing and producing innovative medicines.
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