Jan Rotmans

Posted on December 29th, by admin in Academic staff. 1 Comment


JanJan Rotmans (1961) is a socially engaged scientist, with more than 200 publications in the field of climate change & global change modelling, sustainable development, and transitions and system innovations. After his PhD-research and work at RIVM he became the youngest professor of the Netherlands in 1997, at the Maastricht University (ICIS: International Centre for Integrative Studies). In September 2004 he founded the new research institute DRIFT, Dutch Research Institute For Transitions, and became full professor in transitions and transition management at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Apart from his scientific work he also wants to contribute to a better and sustainable society. Therefore a radical change, a transition, is necessary. With his knowledge he would like to make up the rules and transmit them to the people involved in any project, region or sector, so that they can give it a swing into a more sustainable direction. For a more sustainable future in the Netherlands he co-founded the Urgenda in 2007. As member of the board he tries to encourage as many people as possible to join this movement. or

For more information about Jan Rotmans, see www.janrotmans.nl or download his CV.

Personal information

Name Jan Rotmans
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Tel +31 (0)10-4088772 (Personal Assistant of prof. Rotmans)
Email rotmans@drift.eur.nl
Twitter @janrotmans


Jan Rotmans can be requested as a speaker through:

Assemblee Speakers Bureau Ltd
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6200 AN Maastricht
The Netherlands
E: info@assemblee.nl
T: +31 (0)43 343 21 69

One response to “Jan Rotmans”

  1. We would like to get in touch with Mr. Rotmans to discuss GreenTown Curaçao as an alternative and durable plan for the 100 year old Isla refinery. We like to seek his counsel, get his opinion to guide us on the right path. I am visiting Holland between April 23rd until June 2nd to talk to banks, financial institutions, investors, developers and Royal Haskoning DHV who partakes in this sustainable project. Could you please arrange an hour in Mr. Rotmans agenda to see me?
    We look forward hearing from you,
    Andrés Casimiri – Voorzitter Stichting GreenTown Curaçao