Who is the ideal candidate to replace Martin Kropff as rector magnificus? Vote for one of the candidates below or canvass for someone else in the comments box.
Johan van Arendonk
Professor Animal Breeding and Genomics and Dean of the Wageningen Graduate Schools. Has built a strong research group in Wageningen. Is closely involved in research programmes in collaboration with animal breeding organisations, such as Breed4Food. Has a good relationship with the PhD Council.
Managing director of the Agrotechnology and Food Sciences Group and Special Professor Metabolomics. Was previously Managing Director of the Plant Sciences Group. Experienced manager with a broad knowledge of the scientific expertise in Wageningen.
Professor Environmental Policy. Was the director of the Wageningen School of Social Sciences until last year. Has a broad network in Asia. Is also Professor at universities in China, Malaysia and Japan.
Special Professor Cooperative Entrepreneurship. Is Director Food&Agri at Rabobank since 2012. Prior to that he was, for many years, Managing Director of the Social Sciences Group of Wageningen UR. Big network in the agri business.
Director of the Netherlands Institute for Ecology (NIOO) and Special Professor Evolutionary Ecology. Scientist and manager, but above all a passionate advocate of sustainable development.
Tiny van Boekel
Director of the Education Institute (OWI) and Professor Food Quality and Design. Well-equipped to lead new developments in the education system, such as the introduction of online education.
Do you think there are better candidates than the ones Resource selected? Feel free to submit a name and explain your choice. Here, one can read the selection criteria for a new rector (in Dutch).