Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) Erasmus University, Erasmus Research Institute of Management (ERIM)
Frederic Damen was born on January 31, 1976 in Eindhoven. He received his secondary education diploma from the ‘Rythovius College’ in Eersel in 1994. He studied Psychology from 1994-1999 in Utrecht and graduated in Social Psychology. After his studies he worked as a management trainee for the Dutch government (Economic Affairs & Financial Affairs), lived and worked for two years in Italy and started his PhD-project on the role of emotions in leadership in 2003. The present research was conducted at the Rotterdam School of Management (RSM) of the Erasmus University Rotterdam between January 2003 and December 2006. Frederic currently works as a business consultant for Atos Consulting.