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Johan Vollenbroek is a Dutch chemist. He is chairman of MOB (Mobilization for the Environment), an NGO dedicated to improving environmental quality. He acts as a representative of residents and environmental organizations in the legal review of environmental permits and against violations of environmental rules by governments and companies.
Vollenbroek gained national fame in 2018 when he successfully challenged the Nitrogen Approach Program. In addition, Vollenbroek also has a commercial environmental consultancy.
|Net Worth||$1 million|
Johan Vollenbroek was born in 1949 (age 74 years) in the Netherlands. He is the son of Dutch parents and studied business economics (bachelor’s degree) at Eindhoven University of Technology and chemistry at Radboud University in Nijmegen after completing his HTS course in process technology (HTS Arnhem).
Vollenbroek worked as an analyst, and later, after his studies at TU Delft and Radboud University, as an environmental consultant for Royal Haskoning .wanting to join gave advice on environmental legislation. He also advised the Ministry of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment.
In the Netherlands, he focuses on objection procedures and proceedings against companies that, in his view, do not comply with environmental guidelines, and against environmental permits that he believes have been wrongly granted.
Johan Vollenbroek is regularly successful in this. Vollenbroek often acts on behalf of local and national residents’ and environmental organizations and is also called in as an expert by the Stichting Natuur en Milieu.
Vollenbroek became nationally known when he, together with the Environmental Protection Association and Stichting Werkgroep Behoud de Peel, lodged an objection against the Dutch government’s Program Approach Stikstof (PAS).
Judgments of the European Court on November 7, 2018, and the Council of State on May 29, 2019, rendered the PAS inoperative because it did not comply with European legislation ( Habitats Directive ) nor with the Nature Protection Act. The restrictions this ruling placed on the construction industry and agriculture led to the nitrogen crisis and protests from farmers and builders.
In 2008 he was made a Knight in the Order of Orange-Nassau. On December 10, 2019, he was awarded the Clara Meijer-Wichmann Penning for his efforts against the Dutch nitrogen policy.
On September 1, 2020, Vollenbroek received the ‘Sustainable Ribbon’ as part of Sustainable Tuesday, because, through years of stubborn persistence, he has helped ensure that no one can ignore the nitrogen issue anymore. In November 2021 he received the Heimans and Thijsse Prize.
His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential chemists in the Netherlands. He stands at an appealing height of 1.83m and has a good body weight which suits his personality.
Is Johan Vollenbroek married? Johan Vollenbroek is married and has kids with his wife.
Johan Vollenbroek net worth
How much is Johan Vollenbroek worth? Johan Vollenbroek net worth is estimated at around $1 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a chemist. Johan Vollenbroek’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $300,000 dollars annually.
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