drs. G.J. (Gerard) van Drielen (1953) is a Member of the Executive Board of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences since 1997.
Gerard van Drielen has held various positions in vocational and higher education. He started out in 1980 in secondary vocational education in Dordrecht as teacher and business relations manager. In 1989 he transferred to Inholland University for Applied Sciences in Diemen as Course Director for International Studies and from 1992 he was Dean of the Business School at this university; during his stay in Inholland University, he was also acting Dean of the Amsterdam Academy for two years.