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Prof. Boudewijn de Bruin

Boudewijn de Bruin is Professor of Financial Ethics. Mr De Bruin has had visitor positions in Cambridge and at Harvard Business School. Besides that, he has carried out consulting and lecturing work for Achmea, Atradius, ING, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, the Royal Netherlands Institute of Chartered Accountants NBA, AOG School of Management, Comenius and Judge Business School (Cambridge). Together with Alex Oliver (Cambridge), he is conducting a major project on trust in the financial industry. He is the author of countless scientific articles and of a monography entitled 'Ethics and the Global Financial Crisis' (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

Prof. dr. Nancy Kamp-Roelands

Nancy Kamp-Roelands is professor non-financial information, integrated reporting and assurance at the University of Groningen. She is also an associate partner at Ernst & Young (EY) Climate Change and Sustainability Services in the Netherlands and has worked for EY since 2000. From 2013-2016 she worked in NYC, for the International Federation of Accountants as a Deputy Director at the International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB). Throughout her career Nancy has been active in participating in national and international organisations in the field of sustainability and integrated reporting and has contributed to several of their publications.  She brings in business know-how and practical knowledge from global business practices. She has a strong relationship with large audit firms, non-governmental organisations and standard setters and develops relevant research in this area.    

Prof. Alan Muller

Alan Muller is Professor of International Management at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen. He conducts research on the intrinsic and extrinsic factors behind corporate socially responsible behaviour, mainly in an international context. Prof. Muller has ample experience in working within multi-stakeholder consortiums on projects in the field of corporate social responsibility, supply chains and partnerships between NGOs and companies.

Prof. Bert Scholtens

Bert Scholtens is Honorary Professor of Economics and Sustainability at the Economics, Econometrics and Finance Department of the University of Groningen. In addition, he is Professor of Finance at the University of Saint Andrews' School of Management, Scotland, UK. His research focusses on International Financial Intermediation and on Environmental Finance and Economics. Prof. Scholten gives lectures in portfolio management, corporate governance and credit risk analysis and supports both Bachelor and Master students when writing their theses. He is a Board Member of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

Frank VanClay is Professor of Cultural Geography at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences at the University of Groningen. Frank is from Australia and is an applied researcher who would like to make a practical contribution by influencing policy and practice within organisational structures. A leading expert in the field of social impact analysis, he tries to ensure that social issues of concern are adequately considered and potential stakeholder issues are minimised. By improving the project cycle from the start, all stakeholders will be able to benefit and companies will be able to create shared values. While his work is usually related to large-scale infrastructural projects, the idea behind social impact analysis is widely applicable.

Dr Miriam Wilhelm

Miriam earned her PhD from the Free University of Berlin (Germany). She is an Associate Professor at the Department of Global Economics and Management at the University of Groningen. Her research is in the area of global supply chains and covers topics such as social auditing, labour issues in supply chains, and management of sub-tier suppliers. She is experienced in doing field research – both interview and survey-based – in different industry (electronics, apparel, and automotive) and emerging country contexts.

Through her research she seeks to address real-life problems of practitioners. Her research is often conducted in collaboration with companies. Recently, she has conducted a mixed- method study that identifies drivers for social and environmental responsibility of Phillip’s suppliers in China.

Dr Raymond Zaal MBA

Raymond Zaal studied Chemical Technology at an institute of Technology and Business Administration at Nyenrode Business University, Erasmus University Rotterdam and the University of Rochester, NY, USA. From 1997, he has been active in the higher education sector and as a management consultant. In 2012, he obtained his doctorate in Business Ethics at Nyenrode Business University. Raymond Zaal is currently associated with the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen as an assistant professor. His research focusses on the relationship between specific organisational characteristics and workforce integrity in order to create tools which can improve and guarantee workforce integrity.

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