For more than twenty years now, Jeroen Glissenaar is the face of city park Sonsbeek. As administrator of the monumental parks in central Arnhem, he is responsible for the quality of this beautiful park Sonsbeek, located in the heart of the city. His daily tasks consists in managing the park and making sure the norms and standards for national monuments are met and maintained.
As a project leader Urban Forestry he has been able to work within a green, natural environment and within a busy urban setting. To achieve this, the business climate, health, social cohesion and marketing value for the city of Arnhem are crucial. Glissenaar has been actively involved the production process of the 'Sonsbeek exhibitions' in 2001, 2008 and 2016 (in that year he famously welcomed 60 (!) DAI students to his garden, where an improvised campsite offered the students a homebase during the opening days of Sonsbeek'16 curated by ruangrupa ).