Mrs. Margot de Cleen

Margot de Cleen works for the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management as senior advisor Soil and Water. She works on the science policy interface and thus has acted as project manager for the Cost Benefit Analyses on the Dutch oil Remediation Operation and the Dutch Knowledge agenda on soil and subsurface. She was involved in the realization of the first Soil Covenant. She is member of the Expert group Soils of the European Commission and is active in the Common Forum network for contaminated sites and in the Common Forum working group “Soil as a resource”. In the Netherlands she is member of the core group of the societal initiative on conscious use of soil where she is active in awareness raising and capacity building. She initiated the TerrAgenda conferences. and is involved in the start of the dialogue to implement the SDG 15.3 Land Degradation Neutrality in the Netherlands.