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, Leonard Geluk (Chair), Hans Camps (Member) and Rajash Rawal (Member).

Profiles members and Chairman

L.K. (Leonard) Geluk, Chairman of the Executive Board

Leonard GelukL.K.  (Leonard) Geluk LL.M., has been Chair of the Executive Board at The Hague University of Applied Sciences since 1 April 2014. He graduated with a degree in Constitutional and Administrative Law from the Erasmus University Rotterdam. Immediately after graduation, he began working as a member of the CDA group staff in the Province of South Holland and as a legal expert for the Dutch Protestant School Boards' Council, later taken over by the Dutch Parents’ Association for Protestant Education and Upbringing (Ouders & COO). From 1996 to 2004, he worked as a consultant, first at Deloitte, later at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and Organise to Learn. From 2004 to 2009, he was the Alderman for Youth & Education in Rotterdam, which he combined with the position of Child and Adolescent Welfare Portfolio Administrator in the Rotterdam Metropolitan Region from 2006 onwards. In addition to Youth & Education, he was also the Integration Portfolio Administrator from 2004 to 2006. From September 2009 to March 2014, he was Chairman of the Executive Board for the Central Netherlands Regional Education and Training Centre, a school specialising in senior secondary vocational education in the Province of Utrecht.

Additional positions

  • Member of the Audit Committee of the The Netherlands Association of Universities of Applied Sciences
  • Member of the Investment Board Metropolitan Region Rotterdam - The Hague
  • Member of the Advisory Board of One Young World The Hague 2018
  • Member of the Steering Group Health-Holland, Topsector Life Sciences & Health
  • Member of the Monitoring Committee for Good Governance in Senior Secondary Vocational Education
  • Member of the Programme Advisory Committee for the Prinsjesfestival
  • Member of the Supervisory Board Medical Delta
  • Member of the Economic Programme Advisory Committee for South Wing
  • Member of The Hague Security Delta
  • Chair of the Board of The Hague Academic Coalition (HAC)
  • Chairman Beraad Perspectief 2030 of the Scientific Institute for the CDA

Board Secretary Monique Bugter, +31(0)70 - 445 88 10

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

  • Chairman of the Stichting GlasLokaal Executive Board
  • 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

Leonard GelukRajash RawalHans Camps 

External stakeholders
Human Resources Management Policy (including Diversity, Leadership strategies and Stress and Employee Satisfaction)

Communication and Marketing
Student Affairs and Alumni Policy

Research & Innovation

Education & Internationalisation
Quality Assurance

Financial Policy

Planning & Control

Information Technology

Redesign Organisation

Department Facilities Management

Faculty of Public Management, Law & Safety

Academy for Master’s & Professional Courses 

Research Platform Quality of Life

Research Platform Connected Learning 


Research Platform The Next Economy 

Research Platform Good Governance for a Safe World

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

Board Office

EK&C Department

Business Administration & Control Department

Facilities & IT Department

The HRM Department