Peter van der Hijden

European Commission, Belgium

Peter van der Hijden was presented with the Constance Meldrum award in 2009. The Awards Committee recognised him as “a dedicated and energetic professional of great stature but also a bright, warm and delightful person with a great sense of humour who has shared knowledge generously throughout his years at EAIE conferences.” When he received this award, he was Deputy Head of the School Education and Higher Education Unit of the DG Education and Culture of the European Commission.