Co-supervisors and affiliated faculty

Ingrid Boas is an Associate Professor at the Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University. Ingrid does research in the fields of environmental change, mobilities, and governance, with a focus on the topic of environmental/climate change-related human mobility. She has been awarded a personal grant (VENI, NWO) to study environmental migration in the digital age. Within the TRANSGOV project, she is Susanne Konrad’s co-promoter.

Sanneke Kloppenburg is an Assistant Professor at the Environmental Policy Group of Wageningen University. She has a background in sociology and is interested in emerging digital technologies and their implications for the governance of sustainable production and consumption practices. Thematically, she focuses on digital infrastructures for energy, mobility and food provisioning. Within the TRANSGOV project, she is Robert Bergsvik’s co-promoter.

Martin Herold is Professor at the Laboratory of Geo-Information Science and Remote Sensing of Wageningen University. He also leads the land cover team of Global Observations of Forest Cover and Land Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) and coordinates the R&D component of the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI). He is an expert in the development and implementation of large-area, tropical land change and forest monitoring systems in the context of UNFCCC and the Sustainable Development Goals, including research on open source data, transparency of information and engagement of multiple stakeholders in land and forest monitoring processes. He is affiliated faculty with the TRANSGOV project.

Niki de Sy is a postdoctoral researcher at Wageningen University’s Geo-Information Science and Remote Sensing Group. She is part of CIFOR’s global comparative study on REDD+ (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, plus enhancing forest carbon stocks in developing countries). Her research focuses on national forest monitoring and transparency for REDD+, with particular emphasis on remote sensing technologies, national capacities and circumstances, and drivers of deforestation. She is affiliated faculty with the TRANSGOV project.