Rijn Platteel

New Advisory Board Chair wants to Strengthen Bond Between Wittenborg and Dutch Business Community

Rijn Platteel has been appointed as the new chair of the Advisory Board at Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences. He replaces the outgoing chair, Ruud Dost, who has been a member of the board for the past 10 years. In an interview, Platteel spoke about how he envisions his new role and the importance of creating opportunities for youngsters in an unequal society following recent incidents that rocked Dutch society, like the child benefit scandal and the spate of youth unrest. Platteel is the regional chair of the employer's association VNO-NCW (Stedendriehoek), as well as company director of Change=, a social real estate development and property management company.

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