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Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
Evidence-Based Management Fellow

Eric Barends is an Evidence-Based Management Fellow at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and the Managing Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Management.

Barends has twenty years of management experience, fifteen years at the senior management level, including five years as an executive. He advises and coaches managers, senior leaders, and executive boards of large and medium sized companies and non-profit organizations on evidence-based decision-making. Barends frequently runs training courses on this topic and serves as a visiting lecturer at several universities and business schools such as Carnegie Mellon University, Bath University School of Management and the VU University Amsterdam.

Eric received his B.A. in Management from the University of Applied Sciences Leiden, M.A. in Change Management and Ph.D. from VU University of Amsterdam.

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