Policy Researcher Global Land Use and Population.


  • MSc. Plant Protection, 1989. Wageningen University, The Netherlands.
  • PhD. 2012. VU University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Side activities 

  • Member of the European Society for Environmental History (ESEH)
  • Member of the European Geosciences Union (EGU)
  • Member of the American Geographical Union (AGU)
  • Member of advisory board CLANIMAE programme
  • Contributing author 5th AR IPCC