MAASTRICHT. “I am sweet until people are unkind or don’t listen. Then I can be hard and nasty.” “I am an unorthodox type of person; I like to stray from the beaten path and I don’t hold my tongue.” “I can be a bit of a hothead.” “The adolescent in me is never far away.”
A random selection of the qualifications that Albert Scherpbier saw written about himself over the past 29 years in Observant. The man who officially said farewell as dean of the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML) last Friday, listens amusedly. He says it is all correct, although he has been able to control the hothead reasonably well as the years mounted.