Food & Business Knowledge Platform
Senior Knowledge Broker
Vanessa Nigten is a global sustainable development specialist with theoretical and practical knowledge of Dutch and international development policies. She gained her experience in this field at the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR), Partos (the umbrella organization for Dutch NGOs), the Dutch expertise and advisory centre for citizenship and international cooperation NCDO, and the JongOS network for young professionals in development cooperation.
Vanessa has a background in Sociology and Public Administration (University of Amsterdam), with focus on the Dutch Parliament, Burkina Faso and Citizenship.
Presently, from The Broker Vanessa works as a knowledge broker at the Office of the Dutch Food & Business Knowledge Platform. She has been working for The Broker as a research editor since September 2013. The Broker is an independent platform and online magazine on globalization and development, bringing together cutting-edge knowledge and expert opinions from researchers, policymakers and practitioners.