Joep Cornelissen is Academic Director of the MScCC programme and Professor of Corporate Communication & Management at RSM. The main focus of his research involves studies of the role of corporate and managerial communication in the context of innovation, entrepreneurship and change, and of social evaluations of the legitimacy and reputation of start-up and established firms.

Stefano Puntoni is Professor of Marketing at RSM. He joined RSM after completing his PhD at London Business School and teaches brand management, marketing strategy, and consumer behaviour. His research has been published in prestigious international journals.

Pursey Heugens

Pursey Heugens is Professor of Organisation Theory, Development, and Change at RSM, and has won numerous awards for his research and teaching. His research has been published in various top journals.

Ansgar Zerfass is Professor and Chair in Strategic Communication at the Universität Leipzig. He has published 33 books and more than 300 journal articles, book chapters, and study reports papers in several languages.

Mignon van Halderen is an independent researcher, teacher and an authority on thought leadership. She is highly skilled at taking an evidence-based approach to business problems.

Boudewijn van Uden

Boudewijn van Uden is Director of Corporate Communications at a.s.r,  one of the largest Dutch insurance groups.

Judith Coster

Judith Coster is Vice President Corporate Communications at KLM and has been a reputation- and change manager for over 20 years. She is specialised in corporate communication, creating and implementing communication strategies, reputation management and crisis communication.

Coster started her career at two top communication consultancy firms (BIKKER and Pleon) and worked for over a decade as an independent interim manager for clients like KLM, NS, Rabobank Nederland, Rabobank International, ProRail, GVB and NWO. Prior to her current job she was a board member of CBR where she was responsible for the communications, public affairs and crisis management.

At KLM, Judith Coster is responsible for the airlines’ global reputation. She is a trusted advisor to the CEO and executive committee, and manages a team with 48 professionals. She holds a master degree in Corporate Communications from RSM and is a certified coach.

John-Paul Schuirink

John-Paul Schuirink is Director Global Communications at Heineken.

Remco Barbier

Remco Barbier is Head of Branding at NN Group, one of the largest insurance and asset management companies in the Netherlands. 

Frank van Ooijen

Frank van Ooijen is a former Director Corporate Communication & Sustainability at FrieslandCampina and Director at FrieslandCampina Institute for Dairy Nutrition. 

Dennis Larsen

Dennis is Managing Partner of ReputationInc, which serves international business clients across the globe. He has been involved in academic and client based research on corporate reputation, corporate responsibility and financial communications, leading to publications and conference presentations.

Dennis helps clients enhance business performance through powerful diagnostics based on insights gained from primary and secondary research. He counsels and coaches leaders and businesses to maximise value from reputation. He is driven by continued learning from every unique client situation and partnership.