Marten enjoys the application of knowledge in practice, bringing clarity in complex matters and creation of realistic steps to achieve ambitions. He is a process facilitator with extensive project management experience. He enjoys working in a multi disciplinary environment and building bridges.
He is passionate about the application of data and technology to enable caring for nature. He has experience with data and information processes, standardisation and visualisation. And how these can lead to user-friendly applications, communication products and insights for decision making in policy and society.
Marten is a bioprocess engineer, learning about the wonders of biodiversity every day. He has worked in industry and in the development aid sector including a social enterprise. He is beekeeper and co-founded the BEEP foundation which builds open source tools to help beekeepers in taking care of honey bee colonies.
Biodiversity, Pollinators, Pollinator ecology, Collaboration, Theory of change, Technology, Data, Tools, Planning and strategy
Marten works on several projects:
- Development of the Dutch National Biodiversity Dashboard
- Knowledge impulse on pollinators
- Helpdesk on bees, Province Zuid-Holland
- and the projects feature on Naturalis' website shown here below: