Senior ecologist at PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, working on the relation between environment, biodiversity and ecosystem services. I'am working on the boundary between science and policy and have been involved in many biodiversity outlooks and assessments. I' am member of Expert group on critical limits and critical loads for nitrogen deposition of UN/ECE, and Dutch National Focal Centre (NFC) in the Working Group on Effects of the UN/ECE convention on effects of long range transboundary air pollution. I have participated in the EU-SEBI Expert group on Biodiversity Indicators. As project leader within PBL responsible for the development of biodiversity indicators and models for assessments on the European and National scale (e.g. development of EU BioScore II model in cooperation with various European NGO’s).

Work experience 

  • University of Leiden
  • Centre for Terrestrial Ecology
  • National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM)