Menno Lind

Drs. Menno de Lind van Wijngaarden

Teacher International Business
Drs. Menno de Lind van Wijngaarden has been a lecturer in International Business Studies at HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht since 2001.


He lectures in International Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Sustainability and Consultancy. He carries a Master’s degree in Biology and has worked as an environmental consultant for NGOs before his career at the HU. He was head of Administration for 2 years before he became a lecturer at the International Business program. He coordinates the Globalising Business minor program, a 30 EC program on International Business in the BBA program. Within International Business Studies, he is the chair of the Assessment Committee. He has experience in curriculum development and is a member of the Curriculum Committee. He carries his senior examination qualifications (SEQ), and advises on assessments and test programs as a Test Expert Group member.

Fields of expertise

  • Consulting Project
  • Topics in International Business
  • Business in Society
  • Supervisor and examiner of Graduation Project

Recent projects

Project title International Entrepreneurship Skills Europe (INTENSE)
Keywords Internationalisation of SMEs, Consultancy, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Triangle, Curriculum Development
Year(s) of completion 2021
General project description He is project manager for the International Entrepreneurship Skills Europe (INTENSE) Erasmus + KA2 strategic partnerships project, a partnership between universities for the development of a shared curriculum and university company interactions in the form of student consultancy projects for Small Medium-sized Enterprises in the field of internationalisation. This project resulted in a network of 11 universities, using a shared curriculum and collaborating in student projects advising in total of over 40 SMEs.
Role in project Project Manager

Key publications

de Lind van Wijngaarden, M., & Planko, J. (2012). Impacts of sustainability courses on the behaviour of business school students. In W. Leal Filho (Ed.), Sustainable Development at Universities: New Horizons (pp. 303–309). Peter Lang Scientific Publishers.


  • BKE Basis Kwalificatie Examinering (Basic Qualification Examination) Expertisecentrum Docent HBO. Issued Dec 2017
  • SKE Senior Kwalificatie Examinering (Senior Qualification Examination) Expertisecentrum Docent HBO. Issued Dec 2017
  • Didactics for Higher Professional Education, IVLOS University of Utrecht, Issued Jan 2002
  • Doctorandus in Biology, Utrecht University, Issued 1998