Pieter Terpstra is a Senior Associate working for the WRI’s Vulnerability and Adaptation Initiative. His work focuses on adaptation finance and he also assists in supporting and expanding the Vulnerability and Adaptation Initiative.
Pieter previously worked for the Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Wetlands International Africa Programme. He has experience in developing and managing projects and programs focused on water management and adaptation in Asia and West Africa. He furthermore gave training in project development, public finance management and he has experience in donor harmonization and streamlining risk management in development cooperation financing.
Pieter hold a M.Sc. in marine biology from Groningen University, Groningen, The Netherlands and a M.Sc. in Financial Management from Nyenrode Business University, Breukelen, The Netherlands. He also participated in the Beahrs Environmental Leadership Program at the University of California at Berkley in 2004.