Erik Noordam, Project Officer at the Defensity College
- Erik Noordam
- 23 April 2018
- European Union Seminar Series
- Matthias de Vrieshof
Matthias de Vrieshof 4
2311 BZ Leiden
Erik Noordam is one of the founders of Defensity College, a initiative within the Dutch Ministry of Defence to foster relations with high-educated young professionals. Defensity College offers academic students a part time job opportunity in the Armed Forces within their area of expertise. Additionally Defensity College regularly organizes activities to connect the Armed Forces and young academics, such as two-day programmes aimed at introducing young professionals to the Ministry of Defence. Erik Noordam’s work centres on working with young high-educated professionals and experts that can digest large amounts of information and assume leadership positions for traditional and novel security challenges in the Netherlands and the European Union. Erik Noordam holds a Master’s degree from University of Nottingham, and a degree from the Royal Netherlands Naval College. He also studied at the Delft University of Technology.