Prof. Dr. U. (Uri) Rosenthal


Chairman of the Advisory Council for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy, Netherlands


Uri Rosenthal is the Chairman of the Advisory Council for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (AWT). The AWT advises the Dutch government and parliament on policies in the areas of scientific research, technological development and innovation.
Uri Rosenthal was the Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2010 to 2012. He was professor of Public Sector Management at Leiden University and Erasmus University Rotterdam. In addition, he was the deputy Chairman of The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). He also was chairman of COT Institute for Safety, Security and Crisis Management.