Wynand Dassen is manager at the municipality of Rotterdam (56). He studied Environmental Management at Wageningen University and MBA at the University of Amsterdam. He carried out several Environmental Impact Assessments and worked as environmental advisor. Since the ninetees Wynand was general manager at the department of Engineering, head of the Projectmanagement Bureau and Manager. Recent years he is working as interim manager and coach in different sectors of the municipality of Rotterdam. Currently he is involved in the development of the first Integrated Resilience Strategy for the City of Rotterdam, supported by 100 Resilient Cities – pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation.