Ruben Puylaert (b. 1994) works as a policy adviser at the VSNU. His areas of focus within the Education Department include student well-being, entrepreneurship programmes and the education consultative body, Collegiaal Overleg Onderwijs (COO). He also assists the Communication & Public Affairs Department and is involved with efforts relating to impact, quality agreements and the profiling fund.
Ruben studied Public Administration & Management Science (Bachelor’s) and Governance & Policy (Master’s) at Utrecht University. Alongside his studies, Ruben worked as a trainee in the Regulatory Pressure & ICT Policy Department at the Ministry of Economic Affairs. He additionally served as a board member of the National Chamber of Associations (LKvV), where he was responsible for public affairs and higher education-related matters.
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