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Jos van der Sterren

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    Drs. Jos van der Sterren is an economist with more than 25 years of experience in fundmanagement, consulting in access to finance, social investment, and international SME/micro-enterprise development. Working experience in more than 30 countries in Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and Africa, including long term assignments in Latin America (Nicaragua, Argentina). Specializations include senior investment management, fund design and management, financial engineering, bank downscaling and financial institutional governance.

    Since 2003, he applies this expertise at Academy for Tourism. He is a lecturer in tourism value chains and tourism destinations. Over 10 years experience in management, training, consultancy, research in tourism business strategies, destination management and access to finance.

    Currently he combines his work as Director of Academy for Tourism, with research and consulting services. 

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    SMEs, access to inance and sustainable tourism in Rwanda

    van der Sterren, JH., 1 Jul 2018.

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  • From profit to benefit? Social enterprises as a concept to build transformative leadership in tourism research and education.

    van der Sterren, JH. & Buijtendijk, HHF., 2016, The transformative power of tourism: a paradigm shift towards a more responsible traveller.. UNWTO (ed.). Madrid: UNWTO, (Affiliate Members Global Report, Volume fourteen – The Transformative Power of Tourism a paradigm shift towards a more responsible traveller; vol. 14).

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  • Social entrepreneurship as a tool for promoting global citizenship in island tourism destination management

    Gowreesunkar, V. G. B., van der Sterren, JH. & Seraphin, H., 2015, In : ARA Journal of Tourism Research. 5, 1, p. 7-23

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  • Toerismesector professionals en onderwijsinnovaties NHTV

    van der Sterren, JH., 2015.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    West Brabant als toeristische en recreatieve trekpleister

    van der Sterren, JH., 20 Jun 2015, In : Bn De Stem/ de Ondernemer.

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    • 10 Consultancy
    • 5 Guest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)
    • 1 Contribution at a conference
    • 1 Organising an event

    Agrifinance Kenya Programme

    JH van der Sterren (Consultant)

    1 Jan 201831 Dec 2020

    Activity: Consultancy

    Learning communities in higher tourism education

    JH van der Sterren (Invited speaker)

    24 May 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationGuest lectures/talks/presentations (not at a conference)

    Next Tourism Generation Skills Alliance Project (EU)

    JH van der Sterren (Consultant)

    1 Jan 201831 Dec 2020

    Activity: Consultancy

    Zambeze Valley tourism destination strategy Mozambique

    JH van der Sterren (Consultant)

    1 Oct 201731 Dec 2018

    Activity: Consultancy

    Feasibility study Access to Finance Rwanda

    JH van der Sterren (Consultant)

    1 Sep 201731 Oct 2017

    Activity: Consultancy