Jasper is a researcher at ETFI. He specialises in tourism research around nature areas such as the Wadden Sea area. The finished PhD research of Jasper at the University of Groningen focuses on how to balance the interactions between tourism and nature. Jasper analyses how these can mutually strengthen each other.
Apart from his knowledge of touristic nature areas, Jasper has an insight into numerous academic concepts. He specialises in governance, institutions, social-ecological systems and resilience. Jasper is capable of performing both qualitative and quantitative research methods. He regularly uses content analyses, stakeholder analyses, interviews, focus groups and online surveys.