Prof. Hans van Oosterhout

Prof. Hans van Oosterhout

Hans van Oosterhout is a professor of corporate governance and responsibility in RSM’s Department of Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship.

His research is in comparative corporate governance, involving both comparisons between different national corporate governance systems, and comparisons between different forms of enterprise organisation. Hans currently focuses on how jurisdiction level institutions shape the respective role of owners and executives in publicly listed firms, and on the corporate governance challenges and practices of professional partnerships, family firms, and philanthropic organizations. 

Hans has held visiting positions at the Australian National University and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He obtained an MA cum laude in political science from Leiden University and a PhD in Management from Erasmus University.

Professor Van Oosterhout has published extensively in journals including the Academy of Management Review, Organization Studies, the Journal of Management Studies, Business Ethics Quarterly and the Journal of Business Ethics.