Jon Woning

Jon Woning

Areas of expertise

  • Biotechnology
  • Process Technology
  • Environmental and Biobased processes
  • System analysis & modelling
  • Biobased Interactions


  • Board games & board game design
  • Gardening & Cooking
  • Brewing
  • In-depth conversation regardless the subject

Jon Woning


Jon studied biosystems engineering and biotechnology, with a focus on sustainable practice and process technology. During his studies, he focussed on dealing with complexity through mathematics, modeling system behavior in a practical way. From there it was a small step towards systems thinking and Except, offering critical insights and system understanding on a larger scale. He thrives in research and analysis, capable of adapting to a wide variety of subjects. He understands that knowledge and data bring understanding, and understanding brings desired results.


Keeping Our Bees

Celebrate World Bee Day 2019 with Except Biotechnologist Jon Woning

Lacking Resilience is Bananas

Lessons about resilience from nature


Serenity Farms

Sustainable food production in arid regions

Roadmap to the BGI Manual

Bridging the knowledge gap of Blue Green Infrastructure

System Transition Wood Construction NL

Establishing a sustainable timber industry in the Netherlands

Heineken: 100% Circular

A vision, strategy & roadmap to fully circular and energy-neutral operations

Climate-Adaptive Urban Garden

A transformation in the center of Roosendaal

IKEA Foundation's Agricultural Livelihoods Strategy

Utilizing systemic investment for more impactful grantmaking

Action plan for a future-proof Roosendaal

A transformation to a climate adaptive and vibrant city center

Orchid City

The world's first blueprint for a fully self-sustainable city