Marjan van den Belt, Director & Principal Ecological Economist, Ecological Economics Research New Zealand, Massey University
Marjan van den Belt
Director & Principal Ecological Economist,
Ecological Economics Research New Zealand, Massey University
Prior to arrival in Palmerston North in 2009, Marjan was an independent consultant with Mediated Modeling Partners, LLC in Vermont, USA, which she founded. She authored the book "Mediated Modeling: as System Dynamics Approach to Environmental Consensus Building", published by Island Press in 2004. She is currently a strategy advisor for a European hedge fund specializing in sustainability investing; Roodhals Capital's Branta Solutions Fund.
Native to the Netherlands, Marjan received a Masters in Business Economics from Erasmus University in Rotterdam (1991). In 2000, she received a Ph.D. in Marine Estuarine Environmental Sciences and a Certificate in Ecological Economics from the University of Maryland, USA.