Scoping studies, trends and strategic advice

  • A SWOT assessment on what needs to be done to better contribute to the international goals for forestry, for a selection of themes (including restoration, deforestation, food security), based on trends, priorities and current policies, Client: Tropenbos International, 2019
  • Mainstreaming forests where they matter most. Key pointers for Dutch international policy for forests: A review of related processes and developments, Client: Tropenbos International, commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality, 2018-2019
  • Overview trends towards sustainability and possible risks for key commodities imported and produced in the Netherlands, Client: Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment, 2018
  • Lead consultant for the publication “Greening the charcoal value chain”, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations, Client: FAO, 2016 – 2017
  • Scoping studies on selected commodities in Argentina as potential products to enhance sustainability, Client: Solidaridad, 2015
  • Lead consultant for inventory of trends in sustainability requirements for biomass and biobased materials from a private sector, public sector and certification perspective, resulting in an Advice on Sustainability Client: Commission Corbey, 2015
  • UNDP funded project National Bioenergy Strategy in Lebanon, including a sustainability impact assessment (SQ Consult), 2010-2012 
  • Overview of current initiatives in the field of biomass and bioenergy certification (2006 and 2010), commissioned by IEA Bioenergy Task 40, implemented as senior researcher Utrecht University.
  • Project manager for providing advice on sustainability policies for biofuels trading. Client: ED&F MAN, 2011
  • Revising the Roadmap of Biomass and Bioenergy of Biobased Raw Materials Platform in the Netherlands, 2010

Information about this working experience is available on request