Herman Wijffels

Herman Wijffels is Professor of Sustainability and Social Change at the University of Utrecht. Between 2009 and September 2013 he was co-chair of the Worldconnectors.

Professional background
Among his many functions, Herman Wijffels was previously Executive Director of the Rabobank and Dutch representative of the World Bank. He has also been chairman of various organizations, such as the Dutch Social and Economic Council (Sociaal Economische Raad), the Society for Preservation of Nature in the Netherlands (Natuurmonumenten) and the Supervisory Board of  both the Rijksmuseum and Tilburg University. Herman Wijffels was also member of the Executive Board of the Rabobank Group and civil servant at the European Commission.