Carola van der Weijden Msc.
Board Adviser to the Executive Board
Carola vd Weijden MSc. studied business economics at Maastricht University. After her graduation in 1992 she held various positions in the field of Marketing & Sales in industry (including Dagblad de Limburger). In 2001 she transitioned to government (Rijkswaterstaat & CBS) and steered her career more into management and policy.
In 2009 she joined Maastricht University working in education policy, after which she became deputy director of the Academic Affairs department in 2012. Beginning on 1 November 2014, she was appointed Board Adviser to the Executive Board. As of 1 March 2016 Carola was also appointed director of the Academic Affairs department.