Martijn van Schaik MSc. is a board member and co-founder of Surfrider Foundation Holland (SFH). SFH is a chapter of Surfrider chapter of Surfrider Foundation Europe. He is Program Manager of the wave protection program Save Our Spots.
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About the speaker
Martijn is very passionate about the environment, sustainability, body boarding, surfing and nature conservation. He is working as a manager in nature conservation at the Amsterdam Water Cycle Company, Waternet.
During his studies in forest and nature conservation, marine management and environmental policy, he gained valuable knowledge for his work in Surfrider Foundation Holland.
He has put his skills and knowledge on water quality, policy and ecology to good use as voluntary chair member and campaign coordinator for SFH; mainly working on wave protection, events and communications. SFH managed to become the major stakeholder representing surfers in coastal development.