Biography

Simon is a sustainability professional who combines his knowledge base, practical experience, and analytical abilities in complex projects that address strategic issues. His main field of expertise is the sustainable management of soil and land. As Head of Science & Education at Commonland, Simon acts as a boundary worker between academia, business, governments, and NGOs. His main tasks are setting up an Academy for Business & Landscapes, implementing a Monitoring & Evaluation framework, and producing a Field Guide & Toolbox for landscape restoration projects based on returns of inspiration and of social, natural, and financial capital.

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Healthy landscapes and water systems are essential if we are to secure the livelihoods and well-being of future generations and our environment. The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ratified these points in 2015. In particular, the goal of a Land Degradation Neutral world is explicitly mentioned in SDG 15: “Protect, restore and …

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