MSc Ecology, University of Groningen, the Netherlands, 2007
Biography: After my MSc degree, I moved to South Africa where I worked on several research and conservation projects. Amongst others I worked for the South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) in Phalaborwa, the University of Cape Town, BirdLife South Africa, the Organisation for Tropical Studies (OTS), and as a private environmental consultant. My research has focused primarily on African savanna vegetation.
Areas of Interest:
- Vegetation dynamics of savannas
- Plant atmosphere interactions
- Plant form and function
- Termites in arid systems