Albert Jacob Meijer is Professor of Public Management at the University of Utrecht School of Governance.
Albert studied chemistry at the University of Nijmegen and communication science at Wageningen University. After finishing his studies, Meijer was responsible for knowledge management at a Dutch organization for development aid and he worked as a consultant with a small Dutch IT firm.
In November 2002 Meijer received his PhD at Erasmus University Rotterdam for a thesis on parliamentary and legal accountability in the information age. Since February 2002 Meijer works at the Utrecht School of Governance and since 2014 he is a professor of Public Management. He teaches public administration and policy sciences at the bachelor and master level. He does research on public innovation, technology and governance.
Albert Meijer is also an external member of the research group ‘Innovación, Tecnología y Gestión Pública’ of the Autonomous University of Madrid: UAM – Innovación, Tecnología y Gestión Pública.