Dr. Daan van Uhm is Associate Professor of Criminology, specializing in Green Criminology. He has conducted research on various forms of environmental crime, including illegal mining  in Latin America, wildlife trafficking in Southeast Asia, deforestation in Central Africa, and the criminalization of ecocide. Daan van Uhm obtained his PhD in Criminology at Utrecht University in 2016 (The Illegal Wildlife Trade: Inside the World of Poachers, Smugglers and Traders, Springer). In 2018 he received the Veni grant of the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for his research project 'The Diversification of Organized Crime into the Illegal Trade in Natural Resources' and in 2022 the ERC Starting Grant (European Research Council) for the research project 'Green Crimes and Joint Crime Ventures: Laundering Natural Resources'. Van Uhm primarily focuses on research in the context of green crimes and harms.