Sander de Vries, PhD

Kind of Green is owned and managed by Dr. Sander C. de Vries. Sander is a tropical agronomist by training. He started his career working for the International Potato Center (CIP) in Indonesia, in the beginning of the new millennium. He obtained a PhD degree from Wageningen University, based on the thesis “Resource Use Efficiency and Environmental Performance of Biofuel Cropping Systems”. Subsequent work for the Utrecht Sustainability Institute (USI) yielded valuable insight and experience in the fields of innovation and transition. “Biogas-ETC” (Biogas, Energizing the Countryside), an innovation project which Sander set up and coordinated from USI, was nominated for the EIT Innovator Award in 2015. Other previous positions include Researcher Production Ecology & Crop Growth Modelling at Wageningen UR and vegetable breeder in the private sector. Currently, Sander is working as an agricultural strategist.
Sander de Vries is on LinkedIn and ResearchGate.