Jelle Behagel is associate professor with the Forest and Nature Conservation Policy Group (FNP) of Wageningen University, the Netherlands. He is an expert on the politics of forest and nature conservation, with a special interest in Latin America. Jelle works on topics that include zero deforestation commitments and commodity trade, discourses of forest and nature conservation, and the role of political fantasy in environmental diplomacy and governance. He teaches multiple courses on political and social theory of forest and nature conservation and is coordinator of the special Master track on Sustainable Development Diplomacy (SDD). Jelle is also chair of the central participation body of Wageningen University & Research, called the WUR Council.