Hans Mommaas

Director General PBL
About Hans Mommaas

Since 2015, Hans Mommaas (1955) has been the Director-General of PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency in The Hague. He also holds the position of Professor of Regional Sustainability Governance at Tilburg University. He studied Western Sociology at the former Wageningen Agricultural College. In 1993, Hans Mommaas obtained his PhD degree from Tilburg University with his thesis ‘Modernity, Leisure and the City’ (Moderniteit, Vrijetijd en de Stad). In the past, he was Professor of Leisure Studies at Tilburg University, Science Director at TELOS (Brabant Centre for Sustainable Development), and Science Director at Transforum, an innovation programme for agriculture and green space.