Mr. Dr. Bart Wernaart (1983) is professor Moral Design Strategy at Fontys University of Applied Sciences. He earned his Master’s degree at Tilburg University (2005) and his PhD degree at Waganingen University (2013), both located in the Netherlands. During his Phd-research, he specialized in the enforceability of human rights in the context of developed countries. Since then, he frequently publishes in the international arena about legal and ethical aspects of international business. Since 2019, he is the main researcher for the Moral Lab, focussing on moral programming challenges. In 2022, he won the first Melanie Petersprijs, issued by the Rathenau Institute for his work on the Moral Data City Hunt method: an applied method to map the moral gutfeeling of citizens when discussing new technologies.
Next to his academic career, Bart is a professional musician. In this capacity, he conducts several orchestra’s and choirs, and composes music. He is specialized in playing the vibraphone and drums.