Dr. Leendert van Bree

Director / owner of consultancy firm LvB Business Development Urban Futures and Health

Leendert van Bree has an academic background in the field of environment and health (study and PhD at the Free University Amsterdam). At the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (PBL) he developed into an (inter) national expert in the field of the environment, environmental quality and healthy urbanization. He had cooperation projects with the US Department of the Environment ( US EPA), the European Environment Agency (EEA) and the World Health Organization (WHO). At Utrecht University he was part-time associate professor and business developer for the topic ‘healthy urban living’.

Leendert currently has his own consultancy and advises institutions, companies, municipalities, provinces, and the national government on the development of healthy, inclusive, smart and sustainable cities of the future.