Directors Board

Present Chair of PEER

Bram de Vos, Wageningen Environmental Research - (WUR), the Netherlands

Board members

Kjell Arne Hagen, Oslo Centre for Interdisciplinary Environmental and Social Research (CIENS), Norway

Stuart Wainwright, UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology - (UK CEH), United Kingdom

Vibeke Vestergaard Nielsen, Danish Centre for Environment and Energy (DCE) - Denmark

Thierry Caquet, National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and the Environment - (INRAE), France

Alessandra Zamperi, Directorate for Sustainable Resources, Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC)

Leif Schulman, Finnish Environment Institute - (Syke), Finland

Rolf Altenburger, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - (UFZ) Germany


Currently PEER is chaired by Director Bram de Vos, Wageningen Environmental Research.


A Secretariat consisting of one or more representatives from each PEER centre, coordinated by the Secretary, supports the Chair. The current composition of the Secretariat is:

Secretary: Henk Wolfert,, Wageningen Environmental Research.

Communications: The Secretariat is supported by a Communications Group with representatives from each PEER centre, coordinated by Michael Strangholt, DCE - National Center for Environment and Energy -

Centre Contact
WENR Henk Wolfert, +31 317 481653,
CEH Maria Jorquin, +44 149 1692431,


Audun Ruud, +47 99233969

DCE Anja Skjoldborg Hansen, +45 8715 1302,

Louise Vaast, +33 1 42 75 93 10,

JRC Marusca Gnecchi,
Syke Kristian Meissner, +358 295 251 422,
UFZ Ursula Schmitz, +49 341 235 1833,