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Leiden Leadership Centre

Keynote Speakers

Due to the postponement of the PUPOL2020 conference to 15 and 16 October 2020, we are redesigning the programme.

Sander Dekker

Sander Dekker

Sander Dekker is a Dutch politician serving as Minister for Legal Protection in the cabinet since 26 October 2017. He previously served as State Secretary for Education, Culture and Science in the cabinet of 2012 until 2017. Dekker was born in The Hague and studied Public Administration at Leiden University from 1993 until 1999.

 

Arjen Boin

Arjen Boin

Arjen Boin is Professor of Public Institutions and Governance at the Institute of Political Science, Leiden University. Before he moved to Leiden, he was a professor of public governance and crisis management at the Utrecht School of Governance and associate professor at the Public Administration Institute, Louisiana State University.

Arjen Boin has published widely on topics of crisis and disaster management, leadership, institutional design and organizational issues. His most recent book, Managing Hurricane Katrina (Louisiana State University Press, 2019), investigates the lessons that should be learned from this mega-disaster. His other books include The Politics of Crisis Management (Cambridge University Press, winner of APSA’s Herbert A. Simon book award), Governing after Crisis (Cambridge UP, 2008), Crisis Management: A Three Volume Set of Essential Readings (Sage, 2008), Designing Resilience (Pittsburgh UP, 2010), MegaCrises (Charles C Thomas, 2012) and The EU as Crisis Manager: Patterns and Prospects (Cambridge UP, 2013).

John Antonakis

John Antonakis

John Antonakis is of Swiss, Greek, and South-African nationality. He is Professor of Organizational Behavior in the Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. He frequently consults and provides talks, trainings, and workshops to private and public organizations on leadership and human resources issues. He has published in a variety of top journals, including Science, Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, The Leadership Quarterly, Harvard Business Review and many others. He has also published three books. His research has been quoted in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Guardian, NEWSWEEK, TIME, BBC News, The Economist, Forbes, The New Yorker, Fast Company and many hundreds of other news sources, including TV and Radio.

John Antonakis will give a keynote speech with the title: 'Charisma: What is it and does it matter?'.

Marjan van den Broek

Marjan van den Broek

Marjan van den Broek is consultant and manager at the Ministry of Justice and Safety. She has worked as a consultant since 1987. Her principle area of consulting concerns change management and human research in public organizations. She is running a program called ‘Columbus’ about public Leadership and change at the moment. Marjan studied Advanced Change Methodologies.

Drs. Jacqueline Kuyvenhoven

Drs. Jacqueline Kuyvenhoven is the managing director of a program called “The ministry of Justice and Safety changes”. She started this program in February 2016. The main goal of this program is to be an open an transparent organization, which is a reliable partner for citizens, companies, administration and media, and delivers results in a changing society. To accomplish that, the approach of the program is on shared strategy, work culture and methods, and organizational changes. Strategic leadership is an essential part of making the change. Before she started the program, Jacqueline managed “Policy and Strategy” at the Custodial institutions service, where she also leaded a strategic change program. Until than she worked over 15 years in various advisory, inspection an policy functions on justice and safety matters. She started her working career almost 30 years ago in psychiatry. Drs. Kuyvenhoven studied Pedagogy at Leiden University.

Prof. Zeger van der Wal

Zeger van der Wal is Ien Dales professor at the institute of Public Administration at Leiden University and is simultaneously connected to the National University of Singapore. In addition, Zeger works as an independent adviser in the field of public administration and is an expert on global public management. He focuses on the roles, values, and competences of public managers in a changing working environment with special attention to administrative craftsmanship and the importance of core values and integrity.
 

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