Current Position: Executive Director at the Water Footprint Network (WFN), Program Manager for Wetskills and Assistant Professor at the Twente Water Centre, University of Twente.
Profile: With WFN, he uses the water footprint concept to promote the transition toward sustainable, fair and efficient use of the world’s fresh water. He is also Assistant Professor at the University of Twente, The Netherlands, where he developed a special interest in and expertise on matters of global water consumption in relation to scarcity, and potential response options for actors involved, including consumers, businesses, NGOs, governments and investors. As a Program Manager at the Wetskills Foundation, where he leads and organizes international networking and learning events for students and young professionals in the water sector, to find solutions for pressing water issues. He aims to foster and facilitate science-based, practical and inclusive water stewardship.
Expertise: Global water issues, global water consumption, water resources management, ground water flow and modelling, hydrology.