Prof. dr. Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers is Professor of Environmental Governance and Politics at Radboud University’s Nijmegen School of Management. She also serves as chair of the Environmental Governance and Politics (EGP) group at Radboud University. Her research is especially focused on transformative global environmental governance, and aims to contribute to both academic and the societal debates on how societies and economies can become sustainable, and how such transformative change is, and can be, governed. To date, the research of Prof. dr. Visseren-Hamakers has in particular contributed to the conceptualisation of the relationships between governance systems, among others by coining the concept of Integrative Governance.
She is also a member of the Dutch Senate on behalf of the Party for the Animals.
Prof. dr. Ingrid Visseren-Hamakers is the Co-Chair of the 2023 Radboud Conference on Earth System Governance: Bridging Sciences and Societies for Sustainable Transformations.
Keywords: biodiversity, environmental governance, transformative change