Bas Verschuuren

Associate Coordinator ETC-COMPAS Network

Bas Verschuuren is associate coordinator with the ETC-COMPAS Network. He is the co-Chair of IUCN’s Specialist group on Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas and works as a Biocultural Researcher and Consultant with Earth Collective’s Cultural Values and Nature Initiative. Bas has experience in working with local and indigenous communities on conservation and development issues in North, Central and South America, Asia, Africa and Australia. Bas has authored and edited several scientific and popular articles and books and particularly enjoys doing applied multidisciplinary research in support of management and policy making.