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Siegfried Woldhek (1951) explains his ideas in drawings and organization. After his biology studies, he worked for the Protection of Birds, first as a biologist and later as Director (1985-1990).
From 1990-1998 he was director of the WWF Netherlands and until 2002 Director of the International Action Network of the WWF. In the period 2002 - 2011 he initiated and led the organization NABUUR.com internet.
Woldhek is known of the many psychological portraits he draws since 1976 include Freedom Netherlands (literary portraits) and NRC (political cartoons, sports). His work was often exhibited and published in different bundles (see Table Books).
The Metropolitan Museum in New York, the Literary Museum and the Atlas van Stolk have portraits of his hand in the collection.
He was the official portraitist of the TED conference in Los Angeles and his TED talk on the face of Leonardo has been viewed more than 1 million times.
For his conservation work, he was appointed by HRH Prince Bernhard in April 2002 an Officer in the Order of the Golden Ark.
In August 2002 he was the Jan Campert Foundation triennial G. H. S assigned Gravesandestraat Prize for his exceptional literary merit.
In January 2012 he received the Inktspotprijs for the best political picture of 2011.