Jos joined the Rathenau Instituut in May 2012.
Education and career
Jos has had a long career in commercial policy research at the Institute for Policy Research (Leiden, Zoetermeer) and EIM. He is an expert in higher education research. He wrote the Dutch country document for the OECD review of tertiary education and has a long track record of research on the PhD system in the Netherlands. He was a project leader in a number of evaluation studies of knowledge institutes (both academic and non-academic).
He is a coach and manager for researchers and project leader of large scale research projects. Before his career as a policy researcher he has worked as a methodologist at the ministry of education in Curacao and as a researcher at the faculty of educational sciences at Radboud University (Nijmegen).
Jos is a sociologist from Radboud University (Nijmegen).