RSM's Faculty

RSM's Faculty

RSM's programmes are guided and designed by learning experts and top academics, and we source the right external faculty to deliver your customised programme to the highest standard.  Here are some of the people who you will work with to design, deliver and follow-up your customised programme.

Prof. Pursey Heugens
Professor Pursey Heugens, professor of organisation theory, development, and change at RSM has won numerous awards for research and teaching. His work in RSM’s Department of Strategy and Entrepreneurship has broken new ground in discovering what makes organisations effective, leading to a new wave of assessment, analysis and guidance. Pursey developed his work in close conjunction with business leaders and professionals.

Prof. Jan van den Ende
Prof. Jan van den Ende is professor of management of technology and innovation at RSM. His work includes the development of new products and services with recent applications in design management and sustainable innovation, and with top brands. Jan has had articles published in the Harvard Business Review and other leading journals, and has taught RSM’s MBA and Executive MBA programmes.

Prof. Dirk van Dierendonck
Dirk van Dierendonck is an organisational psychologist and professor of human resource management at RSM. His expertise includes topics such as stress, wellbeing, happiness, servant leadership and leadership development. Dirk’s aims to encourage people to become the best they can be uses an evidence-based approach grounded in psychology and management. His research has been published in leading journals on management, organisational behaviour and human resource management. He teaches courses at undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate level.

Prof. Steffen Giessner
Steffen Giessner is Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Change in the Department of Organisation & Personnel Management at RSM. He has an MSc in Psychology from the University of Kent at Canterbury in the UK, and a PhD in Psychology from the Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena in Germany. Giessner’s research is located at the intersection of organisational psychology and management. His primary research topics are employee support during organisational mergers, followers’ perceptions of leadership, antecedents of leader behaviour, and non-verbal communication of power. He has (co-) authored many papers in these areas.

Prof. Dianne Bevelander 
Dianne Bevelander is executive director of the Erasmus Centre for Women and Organisations (ECWO) at RSM. She is also professor of management education with a focus on women in management. Previously, Dianne was the associate dean of MBA programmes at RSM. She has held several successful strategic leadership and management positions, and is an expert on diversity and inclusion. She teaches personal leadership development to MBA students at RSM and other business schools internationally. She also runs in-company masterclasses for women and is often asked to speak on diversity for companies and many international organisations.  

Dr Daan Stam
Daan Stam is associate professor of innovation at RSM. His academic research focuses on leadership in situations of change, including the role of leadership in innovation and business development among others. A second area of his research is creativity, including the effects of leadership on creativity, creativity in online settings, and group creativity. Daan has taught creativity and brainstorming to bachelor and master students as well as executives.

Prof. Gerrit van Bruggen
Gerrit van Bruggen is a professor of marketing at RSM. He is an expert in strategic marketing issues and the impact of information technology and information systems on marketing strategy and decision-making. He is a well-published and cited academic, with articles in the premier academic research journals in both marketing and information systems, for example Marketing Science, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, Management Science, and MIS Quarterly. Gerrit worked for several companies, including Oracle, SHV, 3M, Railpro, and Malmberg. He received his PhD from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Prof. Stefano Puntoni
Stefano Puntoni is a professor of marketing at RSM. He holds a PhD in marketing from London Business School and a degree in statistics from the University of Padova in Italy. Stefano’s research on branding and consumer behaviour has appeared in many leading journals including the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Harvard Business Review, and Management Science. He received various grants and awards. In addition to teaching in several degree programmes at RSM, Stefano has taught at London Business School, Bocconi University, Lancaster University, and the American University in Cairo.

Dr Marc Baaij
Marc Baaij is an Associate Professor of Strategic Management at RSM. Marc was a strategy consultant and research manager of the Dutch office of the Boston Consulting Group. He also worked for IBM in the Netherlands.He is the academic director of RSM's Executive Master in Management Consultancy, and teaches on the RSM Diploma Programme in Business Management & Leadership, the flagship programme of RSM’s Executive Education & Organisational Development department. Marc is the author of ‘The Consultancy Method: From Problem to Solution’  and co-author of ‘The Craft of Strategy Formation: Translating Business Issues into Actionable Strategies’. Read more

Prof. Tom Mom
Tom Mom is professor of strategic growth and implementation at RSM, and academic director of RSM’s Executive MBA programme. He teaches strategic management and entrepreneurship in executive education, PhD and MBA programmes. Tom is also active in research and advisory projects for companies and governments in areas such as new business development, strategic growth, and strategy implementation. His research has appeared in leading academic journals, as well as in managerial journals such as MIT Sloan Management Review and California Management Review. Read more

Dr Raymond van Wijk
Raymond van Wijk is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Strategy and Business Environment at RSM. He obtained his PhD from Erasmus University Rotterdam with a study of the organisation and integration of knowledge in internal networks. Much of his research has been published in journals and books. His current research focuses on alliance portfolios, knowledge transfer and innovativeness. He teaches courses on strategic alliances, corporate development and core strategy.

Dr Arjen Mulder
Arjen Mulder is an Assistant Professor in Corporate Finance at RSM. He earned his doctorate in business at Erasmus University Rotterdam. His research interests are corporate finance and government interventions in private sector decision-making, such as taxation and investment subsidies for otherwise uneconomic investments. Arjen worked at the Netherlands Economic Institute (now Ecorys) prior to obtaining his PhD. His teaching activities focus on corporate finance and value creation.