Senior advisor, Centre for Development Innovation (CDI), Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands
Herman works on multi-stakeholder engagement for sustainable and inclusive agriculture. He advises, trains and coaches professionals across sectorial boundaries on how to contribute to sustainable development through collaboration. As an accredited PBA partnership broker, Herman is supporting local and global partnerships, mainly in food security and natural resource management, in more than 25 countries. He divides his time between governments, companies, civil society organizations and research institutions. He is lead author of the acclaimed MSP Guide: How to design and facilitate multi-stakeholder partnerships, which has been referred to as an “invaluable management tool for identifying the core principles, tools and considerations needed to optimize your organization’s approach to engagement”.