Ronald Schleurholts (Roden, 1972) studied architecture at Delft University of Technology, focussing on architecture, construction methods and interior layout. During his study, he worked for the architectural offices of Claus & Kaan and Koen van Velsen. Since 1999 he has been working for cepezed, where he became a partner and co-director in 2005. In 2009, the European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies and the Chicago Athenaeum elected him as one of Europe’s most prominent and promising designers under forty years of age. Since 2010, Schleurholts has been a board member of the Royal Institute of Dutch Architects (BNA), and from 2011 to 2015 of the Living Daylights Foundation. Additionally, he regularly gives lectures on sustainable and integral design both at home and abroad.