Our Team of Professionals & Researchers

Our Team of Professionals & Researchers

Teun Wolters, PhD - Researcher at Wittenborg University

Dr Teun Wolters

Dr Teun Wolters is  an economist by training and an experienced business researcher/consultant. He obtained his PhD in economics (labour studies) at the Free University of Amsterdam (VU). The last twenty years of his working life had a special emphasis on corporate sustainability in research, consultancy, publications and education.  By working with Wittenborg University, He envisages to develop new knowledge in areas such as strategy and sustainability by means of research, publications and lectures. http://www.wittenborg.eu/dr-teun-wolters.htm



Dr Saskia Harkema, Leading Researcher and Lecturer at Wittenborg UniversityDr Saskia Harkema

Dr Saskia Harkema holds a degree in Sociology and Business Administration. In addition she did her PhD at the University of Nyenrode on ways to improve innovation within organisations. Research topics she is interested and involved in, cover the broad range of subjects related to innovation, entrepreneurship, diversity  and change management. She is interested in innovative ways of approaching the behaviour of individuals in an organisational setting, be it public organisations or private enterprises. http://www.wittenborg.eu/dr-saskia-harkema-mba.htm


Dr Joost Vos

Multi Party Collaboration is the core subject of Joost Vos. He did his PhD on collaborative practices of executives in the city of Rotterdam on behalf of vulnerable citizens. With a consortium of universities he performed a longitudinal study on collaboration between care and justice in the approach of habitual offenders. He believes that today’s complex societal issues cannot be solved without the entrepreneurship of professionals who ‘go the extra mile’ and show border crossing behaviour. http://www.wittenborg.eu/joost-vos.htm



Dr Saskia Harkema, Leading Researcher and Lecturer at Wittenborg UniversityDr Mirjam Leloux

Dr Mirjam Leloux started her career after a PhD in Pharmacy at Akzo Nobel Central Research. In 2005 she started Leloux Science & Business, a consultancy firm specialized in technology transfer. In this capacity, she is now working as a technology transfer consultant for universities, research institutes, SME’s and single inventors. Dr Leloux is also involved in research on technology transfer and entrepreneurship. Her current interests are on technology valuation, and criteria for successful technology transfer.

Dr Frans Hikspoors

Dr Frans Hikspors has been doing research mainly in the area of work centrality, work values, commitment, P-E fit and Public Service Motivation. His first publication has been published in 1995 in the International Social Science Journal. In 2011 his PhD study on work values was published and in 2012 he was the major author of a book chapter on work centrality published by Routledge. Currently a study about work values trade-unions is under review.

Dr Charles Lindveld

Background and extensive experience in applied mathematics, statistics and information science. Dr Charles’ interests are with; data analysis, analytics, mathematical and statistical modelling and operationalising such models in software. Dr Lindveld is self-employed at Apeldoorn Analytics focussing on consultancy in the areas of applied statistics, operations research methods, transportation planning, and GIS. Current research interests: economic feasibility of Smart Grids, Big Data.


Dr Theo Bosma

Dr Bosma holds a PhD degree in Organisation and Management from the Capella University in the USA. His core competences are organisational behaviour, management and leadership as well as computer and information resource management. Dr Bosma has been involved in many researches, coaching a number of MBA students with their master thesis. His personal research areas of interest are entrepreneurship, conflict resolution, diversity management and HRM / leadership topics.

Dr James Bowen

Mr Bowen has both practical and research based experience in entrepreneurship and  simulations/games. He was the sole author of two books discussing the creation and growth of high-tech product companies. He published his third book “The Entrepreneurial Effect” that drew upon his network of entrepreneurs in a collaborative approach and focused on lessons learned from entrepreneurs and investors. The second in the series was published in the fall of 2011. His current interests are with new entrepreneurship models and exploring simulation/games for teaching.



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