Roland Goetgeluk is an urban geographer. His PhD-thesis (1997) was on search and substitution behaviour (gap between preference and actual choice) on the housing market. In 2014 he received his NimaC1 (MBA) in strategic marketing. He is also a skilled teacher.
Between 1988 and 2016 he enlarged his skills as advisor, manager (project, program), journalist/columnist and entrepreneur. He worked at the Faculty of Geosciences of the Utrecht University, The Agricultural Economics Research Institute of the Wageningen University, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Universidade Pedagogica da Beira Mozambique, OTB Research Institute for the Built Environment Delft University of Technology, ABF Research Delft and TIO University of Applied Research.
His voluntary activities are teaching Dutch to low literates, the marketing (U)trecht Jazz and Resto Van Harte Netherlands/Utrecht, and the Utrechtse Ruimtemakers. He loves long tracking on the bicycle.