Arthur van Buitenen
Dual PhD candidate/guest
Working title: 'Lobbying Coalitions in Global Food Security'. Dual PhD candidate at Leiden University Dual PhD Centre.
Arthur is employed at the Rabobank tasked with strengthening the bank's sustainability reputation with clients, stakeholders and the Dutch general public.
Earlier Arthur was partner at Ketchum being responsible for the Dutch public business affairs combined with the role as group leader of the European practice group for Corporate Social Responsibility. Prior to Ketchum he initiated and directed the Dutch Telemedicine Institute, worked for the Dutch political democratic party D66 at the Dutch Second Chamber of Paliament and European Parliament.
In the early 90s Arthur lobbied on behalf of environmental NGO IUCN at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). In 1994 the Leiden Journal of International Law published his article based on his experiences. Arthur served as a member of the The Hague city council for democratic party D66. He studied political science and European- and International law at Leiden University between 1987 and 1994.