Sarah Wilton-Wels is the new Chair of the Executive Board of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, having been appointed on 1 September 2023. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Stenden Hotel Management College, a Master from Radboud University in Nijmegen, and has also successfully completed a post-master’s Executive MBA at the Rotterdam School of Management.
She started her career in the financial sector with two long periods of service at the ING Bank and at the ABN AMRO Bank. In 2018, she switched sectors and started working in higher education. To highlight two positions, she was Director of Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University in Rotterdam, and since 2020 was a member of the board at Avans University of Applied Sciences.
Sarah lives in Rotterdam with her family.