Fred Paats

University of Twente, Netherlands

Fred Paats was awarded the EAIE President’s award in 2011 by the President at the time, Gudrun Paulsdottir, for his remarkable loyalty to the Association. Gudrun Paulsdottir noted that he has been very dedicated to student-related issues and cooperation with developing countries since his journey with the Association began in 1995 and “has, without any doubt, been instrumental in the development and professionalisation of the training and professional development programmes offered by the EAIE.” At the time that he received this award, he was Head of the Education Affairs Department at the University of Twente.