Ed Nozeman (1943) holds a MSc Human Geography & Urban planning (University of Utrecht) and a PhD Social Sciences (VU University). After working at various academic institutions he moved to an international real estate company as head of Research and Strategy. Was appointed as professor Real Estate Development at the Department of Economic Geography, University of Groningen in 2000, four years later as visiting professor at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate. Since 2008 affiliated to both institutions as emeritus, at the same time running a consultancy business.His research includes issues on commercial real estate and non profit facilities.
Arno van der Vlist (1971) holds a MSc Agricultural & Land economics (Wageningen University) and a PhD Economics (VU University). He is professor Real Estate Development and program manager of the MSc. Real Estate Studies at the Department of Economic Geography, University of Groningen. His research includes issues on housing, commercial real estate, and public procurement in property, land and infrastructure.