A graduate of Wageningen University, Prof. Konijnendijk is a visiting researcher at FNP. Dr. Konijnendijk is an internationally recognised scholar within the fields of urban forestry and nature-based solutions. His research, teaching and advisory work focus on the role of forests and trees in cities, green space governance, urban forestry, and the design and implementation of nature-based solutions. Working from Barcelona, Spain, he is a professor and program director at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and Director of the Nature Based Solutions Institute. He is also affiliated with a number of research organisations in China. It is his intention to visit Wageningen twice a year.