Working with our team in the Netherlands, Coen is responsible for managing the Soil Risk Map Helpdesk team and holding innovation sessions for teams to work on improving our existing products and services. He is also the Innovation lead of the Developing Professionals Group (DPG), where he works with the Innovation Office and creates opportunities for our global network to connect, learn, and innovate collectively.
Coen is known to be curious, creative, and entrepreneurial—he likes to gain knowledge and combine different perspectives. He has a background in culture, entrepreneurship, environment, policy, and technology, including international environmental policy. Coen is experienced with geographical information systems and remote sensing, and he enjoys working with diverse teams.
In addition to his work, Coen engages with a broad scientific community in landscape restoration. In his free time, he likes to go swimming or running outdoors, but most of all, he likes to spend time with the people he loves most.