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Michelle Arets new Managing Director TiSEM

Published: 15th July 2019 Last updated: 15th July 2019

Michelle Arets has been appointed as the new Managing Director of TiSEM, effective October 1. She succeeds Mat van Essen.

Michelle Arets

Michelle Arets studied Dutch Law and International Economic Studies at Maastricht University and went on to work for Ernst&Young and Deloitte. Her experience in consultancy was in the field of management control in the education and the (semi-)public sector. After more than ten years in consultancy, she switched to Elde College in Schijndel in 2016. As managing director, her responsibilities include finance, student administration, and ICT as well as the other staff services. She is a member of the MT, together with the education directors and the executive director.

‘With Michelle Arets, we are bringing on board an energetic manager who is interested in connecting people,’

Geert Duijsters, Dean of TiSEM.