1 Curriculum Vitae
2 Personal information Name: Alex Michael van Wijhe Phone: Date of birth: 06/11/1986 Birth place: Apeldoorn Nationality: Dutch Website: LinkedIn: Skype: alexvanwijhe
3 Profile As a geographer I am aware of the recent spatial development, whether these happen on local, national or international level. I am a pro-active person, seeing opportunities everywhere. I do my work with lots of enthusiasm. Apart from my job I ve got plenty of other activities. I am engaged in local politics, as a spokesman for the CU. I am also taking a course at the moment in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL 120+). Overall, I am someone who is always eager to learn and open for new challenges. Education Master Human Geography Nijmegen Bachelor Sociale Geografie en Planologie Utrecht VWO (Economy and Society) Apeldoorn Title of masterthesis: Transboundary cooperation and reterritorialization in the Romanian-Bulgarian borderlands (see for more info) 2011 Course on city management Course on creative thinking (from Google) Courses on decision making, commercial skills and account management (at ABN Amro MeesPierson) Course Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL 120+) 2010 Participated in the Third International Black Sea Symposium 2009 Finalist Nobiles Q-Masters
4 Experience I started working when I was fourteen. Because of that I ve gained a lot of experience within different sectors and companies. I interned at an international research centre in Turkey. I ve never had any negative assessments of my work. My ideal job would be one in which I have a large amount of own responsibility and one which challenges me all the time to find new solutions or possibilities. Five years from now, I would like to be a something like a project manager, consultant or strategic advisor. But I m open for everything Beneath are my most recent jobs listed, more information and references are available on demand. From May 2011 onwards: AO specialist ABN Amro MeesPierson Responsible for the creation and adjustment of Discretionary Portfolio Management Agreements. Assigned as 'teamleider repapering'. October 2010 onwards: Spokesman ChristenUnie Apeldoorn As a spokesman for the political party I help the members of council with their policies and I represent the party every week in the so called Political Market July August 2010: Administrative employee Tüv Nord Apeldoorn Responsible for the administrative process around the requests for umweltplakette for cars. April July 2010: Intern at KORA Merkezi Turkije KORA is a research centre located in Ankara, Turkey. It conducts research on the Black Sea Region and Central Asia.
5 Other information Masterthesis My masterthesis project focused on research into cross border cooperation between Romania. I interned for three months at KORA Merkezi in Turkey. Also I spend one month at the border of Romania and Bulgaria for fieldwork. Computer skills MS Office SPSS dataverwerking ArcGIS (Geographicl Information System) Extensive knowledge Good Good Languages New and Social Media Dutch English German French Excellent Native Fluent in speaking, understanding, writing and reading Good skills in reading and understanding Good skills in reading Hobby s Travelling, running, mountain biking, fitness, reading, watching movies, playing the piano and guitar
6 Appendix 1+2 Hereby an overview of the courses I did within my bachelor and master studies. Bachelor: Course: Level ECTS Theorie en Geschiedenis van 1 7,5 Innovatiesystemen Inleiding Planologie 1 7,5 Inleiding Sociale Geografie 1 7,5 Onderzoeksmethoden 1 1 7,5 Wetenschappelijke Analyse en Rapportage 1 7,5 Actuele Ruimtelijke Vraagstukken in 1 7,5 Nederland Regionale Geografie 1 1 7,5 Ontwikkelingsgeografie 1 1 7,5 Globalisering en Economisch Ruimtelijke 1 7,5 Dynamiek Inleiding Openbaar bestuur/bestuursrecht 1 7,5 Theorie en Geschiedenis van de Sociale 2 7,5 Geografie Actuele Ruimtelijke Vraagstukken in 2 7,5 Europa Introductie GIS/cartografie 2 7,5 Onderzoeksmethoden 2 2 7,5 Leeronderzoek 2 7,5 Bedreigde Aarde 2 7,5 Global Shift 2 7,5 Regionale Geografie 2 2 7,5 Ontwikkelingsgeografie 2 2 7,5 Hedendaagse Migratievraagstukken 2 7,5 Commercieel Vastgoed 2 7,5 Wetenschappelijke Vorming 3 7,5 Geografie en Communicatie 3 7,5 European Integration 3 7,5 Cartografie: Visualisatie Geogegevens 3 7,5 Ontwikkelingsgeografie 3 3 7,5 Vervoersgeografie en Planning 3 7,5 Bachelor Thesis 3 15 Master: Course: Level Grade ( Preparing the Master Thesis 4 8 Geopolitics of Borders 4 8 Our Common Ground: Human Geographic 4 7,5 Research Colloquium Cross Border Governance 4 7,5 Master Excursion Conflicts, Territories and 4 8 Identities Ireland Regio s in een Turbulente Wereld 4 7,5 Master Thesis * 4 nnb ECTS = European Credit Transfer System, 1 ECTS staat gelijk aan 28 uren studiebelasting