Kees van Rooijen

Kees van Rooijen was born in 1964. After his BSc and MSc studies in Business Economics at Erasmus University, he has followed several Master classes and executive courses at Harvard University, Insead and the Rotterdam School of Management.

He worked as Executive Board member of the Gemini Hospital for around 10 years. From May 1st 2002 he has been vice president of the Executive Board of Erasmus University Rotterdam for 8 years.

As from 1 june 2010 he was appointed Director of the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS), which is a joint venture of the Erasmus School of Economics and the Faculty of Social Sciences.