January 2019 | Management

Maggie Feng

Maggie Feng is a Member of the Board of the Wittenborg University Executive and, is CEO at the Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences in Apeldoorn (Headquarter), the Netherlands. Wittenborg also opened its new location in Amsterdam in 2015 and her Vienna location in 2017, following by London in 2019. Although small, with more than 800 students in 2018 growth is around 15% per year during the past 5 years, and it is one of the most international privately funded higher education institutes in the Netherlands, aiming to become a top ranking institute to contribute to Human Capital & Talent development. Around 80% of students and staff at Wittenborg are from over 100 different countries.

Wittenborg University is developing 5 schools, currently it offers programmes in the School of Business, School of Hospitality & Tourism, School of Arts & Technology, School of Sport & Health and followed by the School of Education. The development of 5 schools is based on its 3 pillars: #internationalisation #diversity & #ethics. “Better yourself, better our world.”

Originally from Beijing, Maggie grew up in the heart of the Chinese capitol, coming to the Netherlands as an exchange student from the Beijing University of Technology, to complete her fifth and final year as a Bachelor student at the University of Applied Sciences in Deventer, where she was also employed as recruitment and relations staff for the contacts with China.

In 2001, Maggie gained a Master of Science in Facility Management from the University of Greenwich (UK), and in 2002 she joined the team of the then named ‘Hogeschool Wittenborg’ to bring internationalisation and international education to the small Dutch institute, at that time based in the Hansiatic Dutch town of Deventer.

Proud to be a Chinese, living in the Netherlands and speaking and working in 3 languages, Maggie Feng is a truly international personality who is continuously aiming to deepen and broaden her knowledge, skills and competences.

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