Hotelschool The Hague appoints Rogier Busser as Dean and member of the Board of Directors

Hotelschool The Hague is proud to announce the appointment of Rogier Busser as Dean and member of the Board of Directors, effective 1 October 2023. As Dean, he will be responsible for education and research. His appointment marks a great start of the new academic year.

Roeland Vos, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Hotelschool The Hague: "We trust that Rogier’s profound expertise and knowledge will greatly contribute to the success of our students, educational excellence and research programmes of Hotelschool The Hague. With his expertise in cross-cultural collaboration and internationalisation of higher education we believe he can make a great contribution to our community."

Mr Busser has over 20 years of experience in various academic management positions at research universities and universities of applied sciences. He is currently Dean of the Amsterdam School of International Business (AMSIB) at the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (HvA). He is also visiting professor at Thammasat University Bangkok, Thailand and research fellow at Leiden University. He brings extensive leadership experience and is passionate about business, economics and culture.

Busser has studied Economics and Asian studies in Leiden and Kyoto, Japan. He has been a lecturer and researcher at Leiden University. Apart from that, he has also been in several administrative positions such as director of international relations (Faculty of Humanities, Leiden), managing director of the Leiden University College in The Hague and programme director for International Business Studies at the Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS).

"By sharing my experiences in higher education and research with the learning community at the Hotelschool The Hague, I aim to contribute to the further growth of this prestigious institution."

Rogier Busser

About Hotelschool The Hague

Hotelschool The Hague was founded in 1929 and is one of the oldest independent hotel schools in the world. The school has two campuses, one in The Hague and one in Amsterdam, with more than 2850 students and 250 employees. Hotelschool The Hague has been voted the best public hotel school in the Netherlands since 2014 and ranks among the top hospitality management schools worldwide according to QS World University Rankings. Furthermore, according to Keuzegids, the school had the best Master in Business Administration since 2019. Graduates of Hotelschool The Hague hold management positions in the hospitality industry worldwide.