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Henk van Duijn is the President and CEO of IFDC. Under his leadership, IFDC seeks to promote soil health as a holistic approach to agricultural development. Van Duijn, with extensive experience in land and water management in the Netherlands and internationally, sees the restoration of degraded soils as key to water conservation, sustainable social and economic growth, and climate change mitigation. Prior to assuming leadership at IFDC, van Duijn served as Program Director of 2SCALE, a pan-African business incubator led by IFDC, as CEO of Bopinc, and, among others, as a diplomat and civil service director in the Netherlands. In these roles he has led the design, startup, and implementation of national and international public-private partnerships in Africa, Asia, and Europe. He holds a master’s degree in Land and Water Management from Wageningen University & Research.