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Personal information

Dr. Meindert Flikkema (1971) has obtained a master degree in Econometrics from the Rijks Universiteit Groningen, a PhD in Economics and a master degree in Management Consulting (with honors), both from the VU University Amsterdam. He was appointed assistant professor in the Department of Management and Organization in 2003 and associate professor in 2009, after a career start in management consulting.

Currently, he is program director of the VU’s Post Graduate Opleiding Management Consulting, dnd member or chairman of various Advisory Boards in Professional Service Firms.


He is involved in research on Managing Service Innovation, Trademark Economics and Knowledge Worker Productivity.


He teaches Bachelor and Master courses on service and innovation management in Business Administration programs, in MBA programs, and in Post Graduate programs

Prizes and Awards

In 2005, he won the Best Teacher Award from the School of Business and Economics and he was nominated for the VU Best Teacher award. The evaluations of his teaching capabilities are always ranked in the top 2%.

Ancillary activities

  • Van Benthem & Keulen Advocaten & notaris | Utrecht | Voorzitter Raad van Advies | 2010-11-01 - present
  • NCOI | Hilversum | Adviseur | 2017-08-01 - present
  • Stichting Openbaar Onderwijs Zwolle | Zwolle | Toezichthouder | 2018-09-01 - present
  • Berenschot | Utrecht | Medewerker | 2021-06-01 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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