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Wietse van der Werf

Founder, CEO, Sea Ranger Service

Wietse van der Werf is a social entrepreneur working with numerous European conservation organisations on forestry, climate and fisheries issues since 1996. As of 2007 his work is primarily focused on capacity building to strengthening enforcement of environmental laws through citizen-led monitoring and inspection programmes. His organisations, the Wildlife Air Service and the Sea Ranger Service, realise smart patrol capacity from air and sea.