Managing Director
EARMA - Belgium


Nik Claesen is the Managing Director of the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators (EARMA). With EARMA he works to improve the quality of research support throughout Europe by creating a network for professional development, best practice exchange and information exchange. He is a Belgian national living in the greater Brussels area and passionate about research support. He has a background in research administration and more specifically in EU funded research for Brussels University (VUB) and bid consulting for Imperial College London. He holds master’s degrees in management and history.