Dr Sijbolt NOORDA
Sijbolt Noorda is currently president of the Association of Universities in the Netherlands and President of the Academic Cooperation Association, Brussels. Until 2006 he was president of the University of Amsterdam. He is a graduate of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Universiteit Utrecht and Union Theological Seminary/Columbia University New York.
He served and serves on various boards of institutions for health care, public broadcasting, fine arts and culture, information technology and publishing, university quality assessment and war memorials.
In Germany he is a member of the Akkreditierungsrat. He is an advisor to universities in Austria, Catalonia and Germany. And lectures on university strategies, international cooperation and educational policy.