New director for LBI
Professor Jan Willem Erisman has accepted the position of Director of the Louis Bolk Institute, as per 1 February 2012. This brings an end to the interim directorship of Mr Bendert Gijzel, who led our institute during the past two years with energy and dedication.
Jan Willem Erisman (1961) worked for 15 years at the Dutch Energy Research Centre ECN, most recently as unit manager for Biomass, Coal and Environmental Research. He is affiliate professor of Integrated Nitrogen Studies at the faculty of Earth Sciences of the VU University of Amsterdam. In earlier years he worked at the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, RIVM.