Kees de Zeeuw is director of Kadaster International at The Netherlands’ Cadastre, Land Registry and Mapping Agency (Kadaster) and is chair of the United Nations Group of Experts on Land Administration and Management (UN-GE-LAM). He holds an MSc degree in land and water management from Wageningen University. Following long-term contracts in Rwanda and Bolivia, he spent more than 10 years working in environmental and geoinformation sciences at Wageningen University and Research Centre. At Kadaster, he was initially responsible for product and process innovation (2007-2010) and he is now responsible for coordinating Kadaster’s international activities and cooperation projects. Kadaster International provides worldwide advisory services in the domain of land administration, e-governance, geoinformation services and spatial data infrastructures.