International Hospitality Advisory Board

The International Hospitality Advisory Board (IHAB) is composed of international hospitality leaders and academic professionals. With their wide spectrum of expertise in hospitality leadership they support the Hotelschool team in determining the strategic direction of the School.

The IHAB meets twice a year on the campus to discuss with the various stakeholders Hotelschool’s educational orientation and strategic decisions. The IHAB provides new perspectives and a strong link to the industry which helps the Hotelschool to ensure that its educational program is attuned with current and future needs of the rapidly changing hospitality industry.
Members of the IHAB are our partners in educating future talent. They not only meet with the present generation of students but also get an insight of the educational world with its challenges and opportunities.

The IHAB members are: Milan Arandelovic, Harrie Beaumont, Bruno GiveletRoger Meuwissen, Michel Miserez, Jean-Pierre van der RestMien Segers, Walter Seib, Jochem-Jan Sleijfer, Dick Slootweg and Hans Steenbergen.

Please click on a member if you want to have more information about that member.

Former IHAB members

  • Henny Essenberg, former executive VP/KLM Passenger Services
  • Gilles Honegger, former Accor VP
  • Tom Overmeer, former GM Hilton and former lecturer Hotel Management School Maastricht
  • Bram Beek, prof. Emeritus RA Ret. University Maastricht
  • Steph Feijen, member RvB Vebego
  • Marcel Jacobs, former director Compass Group International
  • Wim Gijselaers, prof. dr. Education University Maastricht
  • Henk Meyknecht, General Manager Kempinski Hotel Suzhou
  • Camille Oostwegel, proprietaire/owner ChâteauHotels & - Restaurants
  • Hans Kasper, professor of Services and Retail Management, ETIL
  • Jan Janssen, Strategical Development Director, Center Parcs Europe
  • Jan van der Putten, vice-president Africa & Indian Ocean, Hilton Sandton
  • Fabrice Tessier, Schools Relations and Partnerships Director / Corporate Human Resources Department Accor
  • Michiel Bakker, Director Global Food Services Google Inc.
  • Jan Meurer, retired Executive Vice President, Inflight Services KLM
  • Hans Schalken, Executive Director/Personal Coach at Schalken & Partners
  • Arco Buijs, CEO Alpitour World Hotels
  • Alexander Collot d’Escury, CEO Desso
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