Ivo Matser is the CEO of IEDC-Bled School of
Management. He has vast international experience as a leader of business
schools and his core expertise lies in the fields of marketing, innovation and
institutional development. He was leading Twente School of Management in the
Netherlands, ISM University of Management and Economics in Lithuania and GISMA
Business University in Germany and the UK. He has been also leading the Academy
of Business in Society (ABIS) in Brussels since 2018.
Prior to delving into the management of business
education institutions, in 1992-2001, he was serving as an Interim Director or a
Change Manager in various businesses such as professional services, sports,
auditing companies, real estate, higher education. At the start of his career,
he has also been working as a Managing Director at Brinkman Publishers (B2B
magazines) in the Netherlands.
Hon. Dr. Ivo Matser, EMP, additionally holds a number
of board positions in various institutions, namely FIBAA Institutional Accreditations
(Germany), Raster (social welfare, the Netherlands and Kunstenlab (Arts Lab,
Netherlands). Previously, he also held supervisory positions at NIMA
(Netherlands Institute of Marketing), M&I (IT Consultants), Liberein
(Care), Curatorium voor de Bouw (Construction Industry), Het Zand (Care) and
Unitron (Engeneering for Energy Sector).
Moreover, he is actively involved in the field of
Accreditations of educational institutions and programs and is a member and/or
chair of Peer Review Teams for such accreditation bodies as FIBAA, NVAO, IQA,
Hon. Dr. Ivo Matser, EMP, is a Certified Expert
Marketing Professional (Doctorate level for practitioners) and an expert in
Leadership, Organizational Development and Change Management.