After completing a Master degree in economics at the University of Amsterdam (1984), Gert worked for a research institute and a professional association before joining the Academic Medical Center in Amsterdam (AMC) in 1988. At the AMC, Gert held a range of managerial positions in both operations and staff, including divisional director, concern controller and director of strategy. Between 2014 and 2017, he was as project director responsible for the anticipated merger of the science faculties of the two Amsterdam universities.
In 2017, he joined the T.M.C. Asser Instituut as managing director and board member. As Asser’s managing director, he oversees the GCTF AU and is a member of the supervisory board of the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism – The Hague.
Keywords: right-wing extremism, female veterans, hypermasculinity, military, culture As we reflect on the one-year anniversary of the 06 January riots at the US Capitol, it is important to acknowledge who participated in the event, including members of the US Armed Forces, to gain understanding that can help us better prevent its repetition. Out of those, […]
Children returning to Europe from the conflict zone in Iraq and Syria under ISIS regime need gender- and age-sensitive rehabilitation and reintegration interventions.
Keywords: Taliban; Afghanistan; recognition; counter-terrorism; constitutional; international law; human rights; conditionality No country has “recognised” the Taliban as Afghanistan’s new government since it took power in August 2021. There has been much speculation about the preconditions and consequences of recognition. One important question is whether and how recognition or non-recognition may affect counter-terrorism efforts. Governments under […]