Max van der Sleen is partnering Stillare in the Placemaking: Cities in Green programme.
Max is educated in the Netherlands and the UK as a macro-economist, sociologist and development economist. He calls himself an institutional economist and is specialised in public policy analysis. He worked on this in a diversity of countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. The Cooperation between the European Union and the Neighbourhood countries has been a main field of work during his professional career spanning 35 years. As head of Ecorys research and consulting and as evaluation specialist he has worked on key issues like Fortress Europe, Maastricht, the Stability and Growth Pact, Lisbon, EU enlargement and the Neighbourhood policy.