For more than twenty years now, Jeroen Glissenaar is the face of the city park Sonsbeek. As administrator of the monumental parks in central Arnhem, he is responsible for the quality of this beautiful park Sonsbeek, located in the heart of the city. His daily tasks consists in managing the park and making sure the norms and standards for national monuments are met and maintained.
As a project leader Urban Forestry he has been able to work within a green, natural environment and within a busy urban setting. To achieve this, the business climate, health, social cohesion and marketing value for the city of Arnhem are crucial. Glissenaar has been involved the production process of the 'Sonsbeek exhibitions' in 2001 and 2008.
the curious tale of sonsbeek park
As forester of Sonsbeek Park, Jeroen Glissenaar makes us aware why cities like Arnhem need parks. The trees and green grass are not only a place for the citizens to relax, but also to create clean air, lower the heat in the city and reduce pollution.