Vice-President for Education & Operations, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Anka Mulder studied History at the University of Groningen, Netherlands, where she later lectured in International Relations. After having worked in Brussels and Vienna for a number of years, she took up a post as head of department at the ROI, the Dutch institute for public administration in 1996. From 2004 to 2013 she fulfilled the position of Director of Education and Student Affairs at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). In 2008 she became a member of the board of the international OpenCourseWare Consortium, and from 2011 to 2013 she was the OpenCourseWare Consortium president. The Consortium is the largest international organisation in the field of free online provision of education in the form of complete courses. From 2012 to 2013 she combined the post of director with that of Secretary General of the university. Since April 2013, she has been Vice-President at TU Delft responsible for Education and Operations.Furthermore she is a member of the edX Consortium, an international network of universities including Harvard, MIT and Berkeley, that produce Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and promote innovation in education worldwide.