Jitske is a researcher and advisor at GovernEUR
. She conducts research into cooperation in decision-making and the ability of parties to contribute to a successful cooperation. She is involved in various practical studies on complex issues in the spatial domain, such as flood risk management, climate adaptation, energy and soil. In these studies she makes extensive use of interactive and participative methods. In addition to her work as a researcher at GovernEUR
, Jitske is post-doctoral researcher at the department of Public Administration & Sociology at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.