Mr. Ferwerda was born in 1967, is married and has three daughters.
Ralph Ferwerda is project manager and senior lecturer at NHL-Stenden University of Applied Sciences, where he provides education (research, branding and retail management), supervises students in the graduation phase and leads educational innovation projects. He has a lot of experience with quality assurance within higher education in general and the quality of assessments in particular.
At a national level in the Netherlands, Ralph is active as chairman of the national education consultation Entrepreneurship and Retail Management and in this role member of various retail platforms and industry consultations. Ralph is co-author of the National Professional and Educational Profile Entrepreneurship and Retail Management (2018).