Nijhof, Bianca

Current Position: Managing Director of Netherlands Water Partnership, Foundation Board Member for Workplace Pride, Member of Technical Committee, Social and Human Capital Coalition and Member of Strategic Council, International Water Association

Profile: She is an experienced communicator and natural collaborator with experience working at C suite level and in many cultures. She excels in client and stakeholder facing activities with strong client focus, a passion for making a difference and the expertise to contribute to high value outcomes across sustainability, natural capital, water-energy-food nexus, Sustainable Development Goals, capacity building, program management and stakeholder engagement.

Netherlands Water Partnership and the 200 members of the partnership work together to offer sustainable, multifunctional water solutions for people, planet and profit worldwide. NWP also initiates, coordinates and executes projects for its members and organises trade missions, exhibitions and conferences. Prior to NWP, she was also the Global lead for the Arcadis Natural Capital business solution and the founding member of Arcadis NV ‘Global Sustainability Leadership Team’ responsible for the development of strategy and overseeing delivery of a broad range of programs that improve the quality of life.

Her contribution encompassed a wide range of activities including coordination of Arcadis’ WBCSD (World Business Council for Sustainable Development), WEF (World Economic Forum) and GRI (Global Reporting Initiative) memberships and supporting business and governmental clients in all aspects of natural and social capital and Sustainable Development Goals realisation.

Expertise: ecological GIS modelling, awareness raising, developing portfolio and working with pilot companies in setting up the Indian IBBI, Natural Capital Protocol, Biodiversity and Business, BESMETRICS, SDG, water-food-energy nexus.

AIWW Agenda

AIWW Webinar ‘Clean Water and Ecosystem Restoration’

26 Mar 2021, online

AIWW Webinar ‘Reuse, recycle and recover’

30 Apr 2021, online

AIWW Webinar ‘Risk and Resilience’

28 May 2021, online

AIWW Webinar ‘Community engagement and inter-sectoral collaboration’

25 June 2021, online

AIWW 2021

31 Oct – 5 Nov 2021, Amsterdam

Aquatech 2021

2-5 Nov, Amsterdam

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