Professor Dr.Ir. Floris Boogaard PhD has over 25 year experience in research and consultancy in international climate adaptation. His projects integrate the worlds of spatial planning and water management with a focus on the implementation of nature based solutions and sustainable urban drainage systems.
Floris Boogaard accepted a professorship Spatial Transformations at the school of Architecture, Built Environment & Civil Engineering at Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen in 2013 working on urban climate adaptation around the world in close relation with other (applied) universities. Floris Boogaard is currently a consultant water and subsurface at Deltares and an affiliated researcher at the Global Centre of Adaptation that accelerates climate adaptation by recognising, building and promoting excellence among all relevant stakeholder groups around the world. His general research and advice fields include climate adaptation, stormwater drainage and infiltration, river rehabilitation, complex monitoring and urban water(quality) management.