Jean-Marie Buijs is a lecturer-researcher at Resilient Deltas research group since September 2013. He teaches Delta Management and applied research. He is actively involved in the Resilient Deltas research group. Jean-Marie mainly focuses on the relationship between governance and the resilience of delta communities. In the research he applies insights from his PhD research in public administration, which he completed at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. In the Resilient Deltas research group, Jean-Marie brings not only knowledge about governance, but also expertise from his active involvement in the livability of local communities.