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Michel Altan, PhD

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      Before moving to academia and working as senior lecturer within BUAS, Michel has been working several years in the hospitality industry. After completing his internship with Sheraton in Mexico, he moved to Belgium and worked as banqueting & conference manager and sales manager in Brussels. Michel has complemented his work experience in the hospitality industry with the following qualifications: PhD at Sheffield Hallam University (based on research into food services in healthcare – this involved a case study of Compass Group and the NHS); MA in Social Science Research; MBA in Hospitality Management (IMHI); BSc. in Hospitality Management (Glion Hotel School). Michel’s research interest is within the academic discipline of public health nutrition. Past projects have included the analysis of what constitutes value for patients when considering food in a healthcare environment (with Compass Group) or collaborative projects focusing on supply chain management within food operators (partnership with the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne).

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      Hospitality-­oriented food services in healthcare : is anything changing?

      Altan, MA., 23 May 2018.

      Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

    • Mensgerichtheid in Bernhoven

      Smit, HAP., Westerbeek, HGW. & Altan, MA., 2016, Breda: NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences.

      Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

      Een verkenning van het Employer Branding concept voor de Nederlandse gastvrijheidssector

      Altan, MA. & Gehrels, S., 2015, Breda: Celth/NHTV.

      Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

      An investigation in purchasing practices of small F&B operators

      Altan, MA. & Demen-Meier, C., 2014, In : Research in Hospitality Management. 4, 1/2, p. 29-37 9 p.

      Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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    • Activities

      J Heslinga

      Xander Lub (Host), & Michel Altan (Host)

      18 Jan 2019

      Activity: Hosting a visitor

      External examiner Culinary Entrepreneurship Programme

      MA Altan (Examiner)

      3 Sep 2018

      Activity: ExaminationExamination / Assessment

      Stenden University of Applied Sciences, Leeuwarden

      MA Altan (Visiting lecturer) & D Han (Visiting lecturer)

      7 Nov 2017

      Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

      Examination & assessment van Master thesis

      MA Altan (Examiner)


      Activity: ExaminationPhD supervisor / committee