Head of World Soil Museum - ISRIC World Soil Information at ISRIC World Soil Information
Stephan Mantel is an agronomist and soil scientist by education. He is an enthusiastic educator and lecturer on the soils of the world. He has more than 20 years working experience in various countries around the globe, with a focus on South East Asia. Most of his work is dedicated to sustainable natural resources management, among which are projects on sustainable forest management in Indonesia and regional to global assessments of land degradation and conservation. Stephan is curator of the physical collections of ISRIC World Soil Information and he is head of the World Soil Museum. He coordinates the related educational activities.