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Wouter Jong

Lecturer / Guest

Name
Mr.drs. W. Jong
Telephone
+31 70 800 9965
E-mail
w.jong@fgga.leidenuniv.nl

Wouter Jong (1972) is a full time crisis consultant and acting director for the Dutch Association of Mayors. He advises mayors during and in the aftermath of crises in The Netherlands. From small incidents up to larger crises, such as a ProjectX-birthday party invitation which went viral on Facebook and ended in riots.

More information about Wouter Jong

Wouter Jong (1972) is a full time crisis consultant for the Dutch Association of Mayors. He advises mayors during and in the aftermath of crises in The Netherlands. From small incidents up to larger crises, such as a ProjectX-birthday party invitation which went viral on Facebook and ended in riots.

His daily work focuses on crisis communications strategies, taking into account the legislative powers of mayors and the public perceptions and impact of incidents, crises and disasters. 

Wouter got his PhD at Tilburg University in 2019. In his PhD, he did a research on leadership roles of mayors in times of crisis. On behalf of VNG International he is involved in rebuilding projects and disaster management projects at Sint Maarten and the Middle-East.

He is a lecturer Crisis Communication at the Institute of Security and Global Affairs at Leiden University since 2018.

Lecturer / Guest

  • Faculty Governance and Global Affairs
  • Institute of Security and Global Affairs

Work address

Wijnhaven
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP The Hague

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