Executive Board

The Executive Board is responsible for establishing university policy and coordinating the daily management of the university of applied sciences within the framework of the long-term policy plans. The Executive Board of The Hague University of Applied Sciences comprises, Chairman (this is the link to the news item on the appointment of Elisabeth Minneman), mr. drs. H.G.L.M. (Hans) Camps (member) and drs. R. (Rajash) Rawal (member).

Profiles members and Chairman


R. (Rajash) Rawal, Member

Rajash RawalRajash Rawal is a member of the Executive Board per 1 September 2018. Rajash studied Government and Policy in Europe at the University of Teesside (United Kingdom). He obtained his master's degree in European Studies (specialization Political Science) at the University of Amsterdam.


Rajash has been connected to The Hague University of Applied Sciences for over 20 years. He entered as an exchange student, became a lecturer / researcher at the European Studies program (then still called HEBO) and was head of internationalization and programme manager at that programme. He was appointed director of the faculty Management and Organization starting September 2015.


In addition to his position as member of the Executive Board, Rajash remains active as a lecturer.

Additional positions

  • Paper/Panel Reviewer for NAFSA annual conferences
  • Member of Teaching, Leaning and Scholarship Community, NAFSA
  • Conference committee for the ECEG Conference
  • Member of IARIA Conference Committees
  • Journal Reviewer for Routledge
  • Member of the Advisory Committee VSBfonds Beurzen

Board Secretary Grace Hicks, +31(0)70 - 445 88 11

Mr. drs. H.G.L.M. (Hans) Camps, member

Hans CampsMr. drs. H.G.L.M. (Hans) Camps joined the Executive Board at The Hague University of Applied Sciences on 1 December 2017. Hans studied Political Science and Dutch Law at Radboud University Nijmegen. Until 1998, he worked as a general manager in Berlin, consultant in Breda and controller for The Hague judicial district. From 1998 to 2001, he served as the director for that same judicial district and later on for the Municipality of Delft. From 2004, he served as the municipal secretary/managing director of the Municipality of Delft and, from 2011, has been a member of the Executive Board of our neighbours, the ROC Mondrian in The Hague, an institution for secondary vocational training in the Haaglanden region. In terms of organisational size and student population, the school is somewhat smaller than The Hague University of Applied Sciences. At the ROC Mondriaan, Hans had administrative responsibility for business operations, quality assurance and a number of senior secondary vocational education schools.

Additional positions

  • Member of the Board with Zestor
  • Member of the Stanislascollege Delft Board of Trustees
  • Member of the management committee Mens en Organisatie

Board Secretary Haidy van Faassen-Bernard,  +31(0)70 – 445 88 12

Division of Tasks of the Executive Board

Rajash RawalHans Camps 
  • Education & Internationalisation
  • Quality Assurance
  • Diversity
  • Financial Policy
  • Planning & Control
  • Human Resources Management
  • Information Technology
  • Facilities Management
  • Faculty of Health, Nutrition & Sport
  • Faculty of Technology, Innovation & Society
  • Faculty of Social Work
  • Faculty of IT & Design
  • Faculty of Business, Finance & Marketing
  • Faculty of Management Organisation
  • EK&C Department
  • Business Administration & Control Department
  • Facilities & IT Department
  • HRM Department

Interim period

Rajash Rawal
Hans Camps
  • Chairman Executive Board
  • External stakeholders
  • Communication and Marketing
  • Student Affairs and Alumni Policy
  • Research & Innovation
  • Centres of Expertise
  • Faculty of Public Management, Law & Safety
  • Transition governance research
  • Lifelong learning and development
  • Chairman taskforce diversity
  • Human Resources Management Policy (including Diversity, Leadership strategies and Stress and Employee Satisfaction)
  • Academy for Master’s & Professional Courses
  • Office of the Board