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Evangelia Demerouti appointed as new member of the Board of Governors of Tilburg University

Published: 30th September 2022 Last updated: 30th September 2022

Prof. Evangelia Demerouti has been appointed as a new member of Tilburg University's Board of Governors, effective October 1, 2022. Dr. Evangelia Demerouti is a full professor at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). The Board of Governors monitors the university’s objectives and functions as a board of overseers.

Hugo Reumkens, Chairman of the Board of Governors: "The Board of Governors has welcomed the appointment of Evangelia Demerouti with enthusiasm. She has a great understanding of the academic community and the conditions for excellent scientific research. She also has extensive experience in implementing a university diversity policy. That knowledge and experience, combined with her personal drive, are a great addition to the Board of Governors in its role as internal supervisor."

Evangelia Demerouti (1970) is a Full Professor of Human Resource Management at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). Her research focuses on the processes enabling performance, including the effects of work characteristics, individual job strategies (including job crafting and decision-making), occupational wellbeing, and work-life balance. Evangelia Demerouti studied Psychology at the University of Crete (Greece) and obtained her PhD in Work and Organizational Psychology (cum laude, 1999) from Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg (Germany). Having worked as a post-doc researcher at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Radboud University Nijmegen, Evangelia Demerouti was an Assistant and Associate Professor at Utrecht University between 2002 and 2009. Since 2015 she has been a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa. She has published over 200 national and international papers and book chapters and is an associate editor of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology and the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.

Evangelia Demerouti

Evangelia Demerouti: "As a socially engaged researcher, I consider it a privilege to join the Board of Governors. Tilburg University is an engaged university focused on making valuable contributions to society and the environment. This is reflected in the university's new Strategy towards 2027. As a member of the Board of Governors, I look forward to contributing to this strategy and reflecting on the development of Tilburg University."

In addition to its new member, Tilburg University's Board of Trustees consists of H. Reumkens LLM (chairman), Jos van Lange MSc, Manon Leijten MSc, and Prof. Wil van der Aalst. Evangelia Demerouti will join Wil van der Aalst as a member of the Research, Education and Impact Committee of the Board of Governors.

For more information, please contact Imre van der Meulen, phone (+31) (0)6-5239 8030 or e-mail