Jan Gerard Hoendervanger works as a senior researcher and lecturer at Hanze University of Applied Sciences in Groningen, the Netherlands. Within the Hanze knowledge centre ‘NoorderRuimte’, Centre of Research and Innovation for Built Environment, he collaborates with practitioners, students and fellow researchers from various disciplines. Key themes in his work are: healthy workplace, workspace design, Corporate Real Estate Management and New Ways of Working. In his PhD research, he analyses psychological aspects of activity-based work environments. He has a background as a management consultant and was primarily educated in Management Science at the University of Twente.