As of 1 October 2022, professor Eefje Cuppen from Leiden University is the new director of the Rathenau Instituut.
Since 2020, Cuppen has been Professor of Governance of Sustainability at the Institute of Public Administration of Leiden University. She previously worked at Delft University of Technology and VU Amsterdam, where she obtained her PhD at the Institute for Environmental Studies. At Eindhoven University of Technology, she studied Technology and Society (currently Innovation Sciences). In addition to her job as director, Cuppen will continue to work one day a week as a professor at Leiden University.
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