Director, Telos/Tilburg University
John Dagevos (1955) has studied regional and macro economics at Tilburg University, where he graduated cum laude in 1984. Since 2003 he works at Telos. First as senior researcher, later as managing director. From 2015 he is the CEO of Telos. John has a very broad experience as a manager, professor, researcher, speaker, consultant and board member of different types of organizations. He is experienced in the field of sustainable development, local and regional socio-economic development, policy evaluation research (efficiency and effectiveness of different kind of policies) and in developing monitoring instruments. He worked on numerous assignments in the Netherlands and abroad. Besides working at Telos/Tilburg University he is also working as an adjunct professor sustainable community development at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Canada and at Memorial University Newfoundland Canada.