Ron Dekker

Associate Consultant

Offices: Belgium - Policy consulting

Ron Dekker is associate consultant at Technopolis Group Belgium where he coordinates Open Science activities and leads a large EC project on the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC Future). He is also the director of CESSDA ERIC, the Consortium of Social Science Data Archives. CESSDA is a European Infrastructure (ERIC) with 23 members (countries)

Ron studied econometrics and worked for ten years in labour market research at Dutch universities in Maastricht and Tilburg. He was at the national research council NWO for almost twenty years and served as project leader on Open Science for the Dutch EU Presidency in 2016 and as national expert at the European Commission in Brussels in 2017.