Prof. Dr. Ir. Atze Boerstra is head of the chair of Building Services Innovation at the TU Delft Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment. Since 1996 Boerstra has been director of the research and consultancy firm bba binnenmilieu, an engineering consultancy firm in The Hague specialising in indoor air quality and thermal comfort and its effects on people. He is also a partner at DGMR, the holding of bba. Boerstra is also a member of the scientific advisory committee of CSTB Paris / the Observatoire de la qualité de l’air intérieur (OQAI). As a TU Delft representative, he is affiliated with the Impuls knowledge group of the TVVL (Platform for Man and Technology).