Environmental Incentives
Environmental Incentives

Tjerk van Rooij

Adaptive Management and Learning Consultant


[email protected]

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Areas of Expertise

  • Forest and Marine Conservation
  • Participatory Project Design and Management
  • Behavior Change Strategies for Conservation and Development

Education & Certificates

  • M.Sc., Biology, Radboud University Nijmegen & Wageningen University, the Netherlands
  • B.Sc., Biology, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
  • Bachelor of Education, Biology, Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

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Tjerk van Rooij

Adaptive Management and Learning Consultant


[email protected]

Tjerk is an Adaptive Management and Learning Consultant, applying background in strategy development and capacity building for conservation through science-based and stakeholder-led solutions.

For over a decade, Tjerk has managed and supported teams and partners globally, developing community-led strategies for effective natural resources management and resilient livelihoods. He has supported work on improved forest management as well as helped drive strategy for marine sustainability initiatives in Latin America, East Africa, and Southeast Asia.

Tjerk believes that designing human and behavior centered solutions and strategies is pivotal to effective and lasting conservation and social change.