Dr. Joery Matthys (editor)
Joery is an assistant professor at the Institute of Public Administration, Leiden University. He studied law at the University of Ghent, and obtained a joint doctoral degree in law from the Universities of Ghent and Turin. In the past, he worked for the Public Management Institute at K.U. Leuven, where he did research on coordination between public organizations and on multilevel governance, and lectured on research methods, public administration, and public management. He believes that The Hague Governance Quarterly is an innovative platform that will allow public officials to receive information on topics that matter, and will allow researchers to acquire data and get their ideas out in a reliable and fast manner.
Jan Porth (Editor)
Jan works as a PhD candidate at Leiden University's Institute of Public Administration and as a research assistant at the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer. Previously, he graduated as Master of Science in Public Administration at Leiden University and Master of Arts in Politics and Public Administration at University of Konstanz. Beside his Bachelor of Arts degree in Politics and Public Administration from University of Konstanz, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration from University of Hagen.
Mark Reijnders (Editor)
Mark Reijnders works as a PhD researcher at the Institute of Public Administration, Campus The Hague (Leiden University). His research focuses on the decentralization of social welfare arrangements in The Netherlands, with youth care services in particular. He is also involved as a teacher in the educational program for civil servants starting their careers to work for the national government. Before he started his PhD, he graduated in Political Science and Public Administration and worked as Academic Teacher & Coordinator of the Bachelor program at the Institute of Public Administration.
Farah Nikijuluw (Editor)
Farah has recently obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration at Leiden University. After studying abroad at the University of Bergen in Norway, she became interested in Scandinavian Government and Politics. Her thesis ‘Engineers of Bureaucratic Flexibility’ was about remote and flex working. Farah was Chairman of the National Congress of Public Administration (2014) on Cyber Security. Farah is Student Consultant for SMO Promovendi. @FarahNikijuluw
Ramon van der Does (Editor)
Ramon obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences at University College Roosevelt (Utrecht University), where he also worked as a student research assistant. He presented his Bachelor’s thesis on election pledge fulfillment in the Netherlands at the Student Research Conference 2014 and published a paper on voting behavior in Dutch municipal elections with Dr. Herman Lelieveldt which appeared in Res Publica (2014). He currently is enrolled in the Research Master’s program in Political Science and Public Administration at Leiden University and is involved in the Dutch Local Democratic Audit.
Dr. Caspar van den Berg (Advisor)
Dr. Caspar van den Berg works as a lecturer and researcher at Leiden University's Institute of Public Administration. After having worked at the Dutch Parliament, Caspar joined Leiden University in 2004 as a PhD Fellow. In his dissertation, for which he received the G.A. van Poelje Prize for best dissertation in the field of public Administration and Policy Studies, Caspar analyzed the impact of European integration for the national bureaucracies of France, Britain and the United Kingdom. In 2009 he joined Berenschot, a leading public management consulting firm in the Netherlands and worked on projects for many national ministries, provincial governments, municipalities and semi-public bodies in The Netherlands.
For more information, see www.casparvandenberg.com
For more information, see www.casparvandenberg.com
Dr. Jelmer Schalk (Advisor)
Jelmer obtained his PhD from Utrecht University. He holds a Msc in sociology with distinction (cum laude), and worked at the City Council of The Hague, in the Department of Spatial Planning. During his PhD research he was a visiting scholar at the Eller School of Management (University of Arizona) and a research fellow at the Netherlands Institute for Social Research (SCP). Since 2011, he works as an assistant professor at the Institute of Public Administration at Leiden University.
Gideon Shimshon (Advisor)
Gideon is the director of the Centre for Innovation. Prior to this, Gideon worked as a management consultant and project manager for Accenture. He started his career in Political Economy working at the World Bank on governance issues, subsequently setting up a foundation in serious gaming and simulations. He is motivated by his passion for learning and research innovation. Gideon enjoys developing new tools and methods for understanding and solving tough problems on governance issues.
Ulrich Mans (Advisor)
Ulrich Mans is Project Leader Research Innovation at the Centre for Innovation. In the past he has worked for various organizations, including the International Crisis Group, the Clingendael Institute, the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS), Life and Peace Institute in Khartoum and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). He is currently finalizing his PhD on sustainability transitions for the University of Amsterdam.
Christoph J. Stettina (Advisor)
Before coming to the Netherlands, Christoph worked on Research and Development projects at Nokia. He earned a MSc in Computer Engineering, as well as a Master’s degree in Project Management completed at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Christoph is very interested in agile and iterative methodologies as well as the human aspects of software development.