We are ambitious and achieving our aims requires a strong and dedicated team. We have put together a talented and experienced ‘dream team’ passionate about entrepreneurship and consisting of highly-motivated staff, (academic) trainers and facilitators, four full professors and 25+ top researchers. Together, we are always looking forward to the achievement of our next goal!

Join our team


Do you have the entrepreneurial spirit? Send your application to

Current vacancies

We are always looking for great people to join our team. Can’t find a vacancy that suits you? Send an open application to Linda Nieuwenhuijzen (, highlighting your ambitions and why you should be a part of the team.

Board year at ECE students 

Are you a student at Erasmus University Rotterdam and looking for a way to challenge yourself in the upcoming academic year? Are you interested in the ever-buzzing Dutch entrepreneurial scene? Do you want to contribute to fostering cross-faculty and cross-university entrepreneurship among students? If this sounds like something you are interested in, a Board Year at the official study association of Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship students (ECE students) would be a perfect fit!

Let’s meet!


Martin Luxemburg


Prof.dr. Justin Jansen

Academic Director

Dr. Ferdinand Jaspers


Prof. dr. Tom Mom

Senior fellow

Joost Bax


Annique de Greef

Head of

Rachelle Brusselaars

Head of

Leonardo Fuligni

Head of Scaleup

Lucas Franse

Head of

Marleen Bax

Project Manager Research &

Jip Dresia

Programme Manager

Thijs Stegeman


Linda Nieuwenhuijzen

HR and Event

Hamza Lall Mohamed


Katty Hsu

Researcher and Startup

Boris de Veer

Research and
Also part of our team

In collaboration with top academics and facilitators

Prof.dr. Roy Thurik

Academic Director Vareska van de Vrande

Professor Collaborative Innovation & Business Venturing

Prof. Dr. Ir. Jan van den Ende

Professor of Management of Technology and Innovation

Thomas Blekman MSc

Corporate Effectuation

Prof.dr. Joern Block

Professor Family Firms

Dr. Magdalena Cholakova

Assistant Professor Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Ingrid Verheul

Assistant Professor Entrepreneurship

Dr. Luca Berchicci

Associate Professor Entrepreneurship & New Business Venturing

Dr. Lotte Glaser

Assistant Professor Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Dr. Jolanda Hessels

Assistant Professor Economics and Entrepreneurship

Dr. Giuseppe Criaco

Assistant Professor Entrepreneurship

Dr. Christian Fisch

Assistant Professor Entrepreneurship

Dr. Peter van der Zwan

Assistant Professor Entrepreneurship

Dr. Brigitte Hoogendoorn

Assistant Professor Entrepreneurship

Indy Bernoster

PhD Candidate Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Stefan Breet

PhD Candidate organizational social networks, entrepreneurial behavior

Thijs Geradts

PhD Candidate Social Entrepreneurship

Ivonne Canits

PhD Candidate Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Plato Leung

PhD Candidate Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Nienke Dijkstra

PhD Candidate Strategy & Entrepreneurship

Eric Slob

PhD Candidate Strategy & Entrepreneurship