Personal profile

Personal information

Roy Brouwer is a visiting professor in the Department of Environmental Economics at the Institute for Environmental Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. His main research interests are in water economics and environmental risk assessment.

In his work, he combines practical water policy experience (he worked outside academia in the Dutch Water Ministry for five years between 2000 and 2004) and scientific research (Wageningen Agricultural University, University of East Anglia, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, University of Waterloo).

He is also a visiting professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) in Zürich, founding editor-in-chief of the journal Water Resources and Economics, member of the International Advisory Board of the Doctorate Program on Water Resource Systems at the Technical University of Vienna, and member of the International Scientific Advisory Committee of the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES).

Roy Brouwer is the Executive Director of the University of Waterloo’s Water Institute and full professor in the University of Waterloo’s Department of Economics, link to his personal page


Environmental Economics, Water Economics, Economic Valuation, Choice Models.


2000: PhD Environmental Economics, University of East Anglia, UK.

1993: MSc Agricultural Economics, Wageningen Agricultural University.

Ancillary activities

  • University of Waterloo | Waterloo, Ontario, Canada | Medewerker | 2023-12-02 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


Dive into the research topics where Roy Brouwer is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or