The Executive Board of VU Amsterdam appointed associate fellow Mirjam van Praag as president of the Executive Board with effect from 1 March 2018.
At present she is Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Copenhagen Business School where she occupies the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller chair. Before that, she was Professor of Entrepreneurship and Organisation at the UvA. In 2006, van Praag was the first director and driving force behind the Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship (ACE). Van Praag is a TI alumnus and defended her thesis entitles ‘Determinants of Successful Entrepreneurship’ on February 22, 1996 at the University of Amsterdam. Supervisors were the late Mars (J.S.) Cramer and Emeritus Professor of Economics Joop Hartog.
In addition to her current position, she is currently a crown member of the Social Economic Council, supervisor at Berlingske Media, and participates in various advisory councils, academic networks and fellowships in the field of economics and entrepreneurship.
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