Steven (Stef) Koop MSc is a junior researcher at KWR. His expertise is in the analysis and evaluation of the urban water management and the administrative capacity needed to solve water issues. He is doing a part-time PhD at Utrecht University, at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development. Dissertation title ‘Towards water-wise cities: Assessing urban water management performance and required governance capacity’. Stef is the co-developer of the City Blueprint method, an indicator analysis of the urban watercycle, which is currently being used in 50 cities in 27 countries. He is involved in various EU projects and the EIP Water (European Innovation Partnership on water) City Blueprints action committee, EIP Water City Blueprint and Watershare City Blueprint tool.