Herco Jansen

I like to support initiatives to combat land degradation & mitigate climate change whilst enhancing biodiversity & rural development in the Middle East.

Experience

 

Menaqua Land Restoration
Water & Soil Expert
Mar. 2020 – Present
The Hague Area, Netherlands

HJ Water & Food
Senior Advisor / Consultant Land & Water Management
Jan. 2018 – Present
Wageningen, Netherlands

Wageningen Environmental Research 
Scientific Staff Member Water & Food
2016 – 2017
Wageningen, Netherlands

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands
Water Expert / First Secretary
2012 – 2014
Maputo, Mozambique

Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra)
Land &Water Expert (IWRM)
2001 – 2012
Wageningen, Netherlands

Groundwater Consulting Services
Geohydrologist
1997 – 2001
Johannesburg, South Africa

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands
Suppletion Expert Water Resources Engineering/geohydrologist
1992 – 1997
Maputo, Mozambique

Iwaco (currently Royal Haskoning|DHV)
Hydrologist Consulting Engineer
1985 – 1992
Rotterdam, Netherlands / Cairo, Egypt

Education

Wageningen University
Master of Science (MSc) in Land & Water Use
Subjects: Land and Water Use, Hydraulics and Catchments Hydrology, Computer Science, Mathematics.

Top Skills
  • Project management and programme administration
  • Leadership, team building & intercultural communication in development projects & programmes
  • Didactics and Science of Teaching
  • Geographical Information Systems (ARCVIEW and ARCGIS) Decision & Discussion Support Systems
  • Hydrological modelling
Languages
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Portugese