Herman Wanningen is an aquatic ecologist with more than 15 years experience in freshwater ecology and water management. He has worked for the regional Water Authority Hunze and Aa's (The Netherlands) on estuary, river, and lake restoration projects. In 2007 Herman started Wanningen Water Consult. He develops fish migration visions and policies and gives advice on implementing different types of fishway techniques. He is advisor on national and international projects dealing with the theme fish migration and river connectivity. He organizes conferences, network meetings and is founder of the World Fish Migration Network and Fish Ecology Network on LINKEDin.
Herman initiated and coordinated the European guidance on fish migration "From sea to source" (2006). Herman is coordinator of the worldwide guidance "From sea to source, International guidance for the restoration of fish migration highways" (2012).
For more information on activities and projects see www.wanningenwaterconsult.nl/en