Prof. Louise Vet
Louise E.M. Vet is director of the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO) of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and professor of evolutionary ecology at Wageningen University. She gained international fame with her fundamental research on multitrophic interactions, knowledge that is important for making agro-ecosystems more sustainable. Vet is a member of the KNAW and has received various international prizes such as the English Rank Prize for Nutrition. In December 2017 she received the highest honour from the British Ecological Society. This 'Honorary Membership' recognizes exceptional contributions at international level to the collection, communication and dissemination of ecological knowledge and solutions.