Leo Pols is environmental designer at the PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency. He has a background in urban and landscape planning. He is Master of Urbanism (Rotterdam Academy of Architecture) and had an education in landscape planning and design (Higher School of Garden and Landscape, Boskoop, the Netherlands). Leo Pols has a wide experience in landscape, urban and environmental design, spatial policy for town and country, design research and multi-disciplinary research (always on spatial issues) – in recent years, especially in the field of water management and climate change.
The long experience in landscape and urban design, research and policy makes that Leo is strong in connecting people and issues. He is a creative thinker with a sense of innovation.


  • Rotterdam Academy of Architecture
  • Higher School of Garden and Landscape, Boskoop