Willem de Feijter

Willem de Feijter

Owner & Director at Stadsboswachter | The Netherlands

More and more cities implement new green spaces – but Willem de Feijter’s job is about preserving the existing urban forest of Amsterdam. Willem has a profound passion for the natural world and built an extensive expertise managing a creative urban forestry company. His work includes devising novel approaches to enhance and extract ecosystem values in urban settings and sharing knowledge about its importance with people who live and work in cities. Besides social networks, Willem also uses tools of innovation and technology to accomplish the desired impact. Ideally, his work gives others new ideas and inspiration to protect urban forests in their hometowns and, consequently, can harvest the values of a functioning ecosystem for a healthy and happy life.