Marjolein van Asselt Marjolein B.A. van Asselt is holding the Risk Governance chair at Maastricht University, the Netherlands. From January 2008 till July 2014 she was also a member of the Scientific Council for Government Policy (Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid - WRR).

Van Asselt studied Computer Science and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Society at the University of Twente (The Netherlands). From 2005-2010, Marjolein B.A. van Asselt was member of the Young Academy (De Jonge Akademie - DJA) of the Dutch Royal Academy of Sciences (KNAW) and she was a member of the first board.