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Jack Kruf

President, PRIMO
Phone
+31 (651) 590 028

Jack Kruf brings ten years’ of experience as president of PRIMO in Europe, the network of ICMA and UDITE and 18 years as city manager. Before that he was project manager at a large international engineering consultancy in the Netherlands, marketing manager ICT and Environment for CGI/Logica CMG. He presently is principal advisor and interim manager in public strategy and organizational development and director of Governance Connect (publisher). 

Jack has extensive experience in the holistic and multidisciplinary design of public governance and risk management and focuses on topics as corporate leadership, public private partnership as well as total quality and enterprise risk management, related to climate change, social care, cyber and water management. 

As city manager, Jack has implemented enterprise risk management, as principal advisor and interim manager advised public and private organizations on strategy related to public values and risks. He developed a ‘Public Risk Review” for cities, launched the think tank ‘From Global (Risks) to Local (Action)’. He chaired many meetings with representatives from civil and social organizations, politics, science, government, media and business to find trans disciplinary solutions for public issues. He presently is working on the CEO-masterclass ‘The art of public risk management’ for sharing main public risks related to present insights and experiences within the public domain.

Jack holds Master’s Degree (cum laude) in Forest Ecology, Social Psychology and Business Economics at Wageningen University & Research. He joined projects in Poland, Germany, Switzerland and North Africa. He is fluent in Dutch and English and has knowledge of German and French. He followed courses at Harvard University (Contract Law) and Darden School of Business, University of Virginia (Design Thinking). As president of PRIMO Jack is active in different countries in the European Union.

Fall 2017 Courses

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J-Term 2018 Courses

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Spring 2018 Courses

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