Simon W. Moolenaar

Dr. ir.


"Enabling Business for Landscape Restoration" Simon is a purpose driven sustainability professional who combines his knowledge base, practical experience and analytical abilities in complex projects that address strategic issues. As such he has acted as researcher, (strategic) consultant, project manager, process manager and program manager. Simon is passionate about connecting both people and content to reach joint innovative results. His main field of expertise is the sustainable management of soil and integrated landscape management. As Head of Science & Education at Commonland Simon acts as a boundary worker between academia, private sector, governments and NGO’s. His main tasks are setting up a curriculum for education of the next business generation and implementing knowledge management for the Commonland group in order to develop and share knowledge and capture learnings. In this way Simon contributes to joint action for ecosystem and landscape restoration.


A Business Approach to Sustainable Landscape Restoration