FORA.tv Speaker - Siegfried Woldhek
Siegfried Woldhek is Founder and Director of Development at NABUUR.com.
Siegfried expresses his ideas in his drawings and through the organizations he helps shape. He started NABUUR.com at the end of 2001 after 20 years of conservation work. He studied theoretical ecology in Amsterdam and began to work for ICBP in 1978. Two years later he was employed by the Dutch Society for the Protection of Birds as biologist and later as CEO (1985-1990). From 1990-1998 Siegfried was CEO of World Wildlife Fund-Netherlands (700.000 members) and until 2002 he was in charge of the Action Network for WWF-International. In 2002 HRH Prince Bernhard awarded him the Order of the Golden Ark for his contribution to conservation.
As a separate career Siegfried has been making literary and political portraits for leading Dutch newspapers since 1976. His work is often exhibited and is published in several books. On www.woldhek.com more than 1000 of his portraits are shown, making it one of the largest collections of portraits of the entire Internet. For his contribution to Dutch literature he was awarded the GH's Gravesande prize.
05.29.07 | 01:14:16 min
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