Herco Jansen

We want to serve as a powerful advocate for the environment.

Our work is made possible by funding partners who champion our mission.

 

Experience

 

Menaqua
Water & Soil Expert
Jan 2017 – Present
The Hague Area, Netherlands

HJ Water & Food
Project Manager & Senior Advisor / Consultant in Land & Water Management
2018 – Present
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
2001 – 2012
Netherlands, Southern Africa

Groundwater Consulting Services
Hydrogeologist
1997 – 2001
Southern Africa (South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique)

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Netherlands
Suppletion expert
1992 – 1997
Maputo, Mozambique

Iwaco (currently Royal Haskoning-DHV)
Hydrologist Consulting Engineer
1985 – 1992
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Education

Wageningen University & Research
Master of Science (MSc), Land & water use · (1978 – 1985)
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
  • French