Researcher, Centre d’Etudes du Développement Durable (CEDD, Centre for sustainable development studie)
Bonno Pel (male, Dutch nationality) is a postdoctoral researcher at the Centre d’Etudes du Développement Durable
(CEDD, centre for sustainable development studies) at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Brussels, Belgium. His
research is focused on the governance and politics of social, technological and public innovation, in the context of
‘sustainability transitions’ research.
Graduated in environmental planning and social philosophy at the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands), he
obtained his PhD in 2012 at the Governance of Complex Systems research group (department of Public Administration)
at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam (the Netherlands). His dissertation addressed innovation processes
in the Dutch traffic management sector. Next to his longstanding interest in issues of mobility and transport,
he has researched social innovations in areas as diverse as delta area management, sustainable management of
festivals, Basic Income, social enterprises, circular economy, and the driver-less car.