Paulien Herder

Herder is serving as a member of Hotelschool The Hague’s Board of Trustees as well as member of the Education and Research Committee.

- Second appointment 1 September 2023 to 1 September 2027 -

Herder is Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences at Delft University of Technology and full professor in Engineering systems design in energy & industry. During her career she has initiated and led various multidisciplinary research consortia. Herder was Director of Education at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management from 2004-2008, as well as chair of the Delft Energy Initiative from 2013-2020. Herder was Board member of the Dutch national science foundation’s domain for Applied and Engineering Sciences (NWO-TTW). Herder is member of the TopTeam Energy, as Captain of Science, where she is responsible for connecting knowledge institutes to the innovation process to accelerate the energy transition.

I am delighted to be appointed to the Hotelschool The Hague’s board of trustees. The school boasts strong educational values and education leadership in the hospitality business, and this aligns well with how I have approached my research and teaching at TU Delft in my field. In addition, I look forward to sharing my expertise and knowledge on building strong multidisciplinary research programmes with impact. I anticipate exciting times in close collaboration with the board, staff, students and my fellow board members.’