Jan Willem den Besten

Senior advisor green finance

Jan Willem den Besten is an expert in conservation policymaking and finance. After a two-year assignment as part of the Dutch delegation to the CBD in the run up to COP15 he is currently back at IUCN in the Netherlands leading the Conservation Finance team and the Mobilising More for Climate program. This initiative focuses on designing and mobilising finance and other resources in 6 landscapes in West and East Africa and Indonesia. The landscape approach is central to the approach of this and other project Jan Willem and helped design and implement.