Job van Exel is an associate professor at the institute of Health Policy & Management (iBMG), Erasmus University Rotterdam. He obtained an MSc in Economics at Erasmus University Rotterdam in 1995. Before joining iBMG, Job worked as transport economist at the Netherlands Economic Institute (NEI) from 1995 to 2000 and as health economist at the institute for Medical Technology Assessment (iMTA) from 2000 to 2006.His main research interests include the methodology of health economics, in particular the study of health behaviour, perceptions, expectations and the valuation of health and broader effects of interventions in health care. Over the past years he has developed expertise with Q-methodology. Job is committee member of the Dutch Flemish Association for Health Economics (VGE), member of the editorial board of the association’s journal, and co-founder of the lowlands Health Economists’ Study Group (lolaHESG).