Paul Geurts graduated from Wageningen University in 1996, with a major in Forestry and a minor in Communication & Innovation Sciences.
After several positions at Wageningen UR (as a teacher, researcher, manager and advisor), he became Senior Advisor International in 2008. In this capacity, he contributed to the internationalization strategy of Wageningen UR, and was involved in setting up a number of international partnerships.
He was the chairman of the International Relations Officers group of the ELLS university network (Euro League for Life Sciences) in 2014 and 2015.
Currently Paul is Manager International Collaborations for the USA and Canada, and Global Coordinator of the Agrifood 5 Alliance (A5), an alliance of 5 renowned universities in the domain of Agriculture and Food.