Derk Loorbach

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Derk is directeur van DRIFT en hoogleraar Sociaal-economische transities aan de Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen (Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam)

Derk Loorbach ( is director of DRIFT and Professor of Socio-economic Transitions at the Faculty of Social Science, both at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Derk is one of the founders of the transition management approach as new form of governance for sustainable development. He has over one hundred publications in this area and has been involved as an action researcher in numerous transition processes with government, business, civil society and science. He is a frequently invited keynote speaker in and outside Europe.