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(Urban) area development, complexity, governance and transition management
Research focus
Co’s work focuses on understanding the ever changing needs and challenges of a dynamic and high-developed society and the impact on area development. How can we address the need for affordable housing, sustainable energy, bio-diversity, climate adaptation and mobility in concepts for area development. How can we make good use of big data, what are fruitful financial arrangments (PPS), management concepts and how does this reflect the current and upcoming legislation? 
His main focus is building bridges between science, policy and practice and between the various disciplines that are involved in area management.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

External positions

Delta Commissionair, Deltaprogramme

1 Dec 20231 Dec 2028

Chair of the Board, Waterschap Rivierenland

1 Apr 20191 Dec 2023


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