Derk Loorbach is director of the Dutch Research Institute for Transitions (DRIFT) and Professor of Socio-economic Transitions at the Faculty of Social Science, both at Erasmus University Rotterdam. A central theme in his research is the development of an integrated framework for structuring transition management activities and for organizing transition management processes. Derk is one of the founders of this approach as a new form of governance for sustainable development. He has over one hundred publications in this area and has been involved as an action researcher in numerous transition processes with government, business, civil society and science. He is a frequently invited keynote speaker in and outside Europe.
For more information about Loorbach’s publications, see his list of publications.