Since January 1, 2008 Klaas van Egmond is fulltime faculty professor of Geosciences at the University of Utrecht. He is also associated with the Utrecht Sustainability Institute. In the preceding period he was already connected as a professor for environmental science. He is also advisor to the Triodos bank. He has held various management positions including the one as chairman of the Advisory Council of the KNMI and board member of the NatuurCollege.