Professor Justus Wesseler holds the Chair in Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy at Wageningen University. His research work is on bioeconomy economics and policies with a significant focus on the contribution of value chains to improving sustainability and the impact of new technologies and regulations on the value chain in this respect.
In addition, Justus is a member of the International Consortium of Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR) and editor of the Palgrave series on bioeconomy economics and policies. He has been involved in a number of international research projects, for example, the EU funded project Monitoring the Bioeconomy (BioMonitor), which he currently coordinates.
Justus holds a degree in agricultural, environmental, and natural resource economics from the University of Göttingen.