The Dutch IHP-HWRP committee welcomed a number of new committee members, who will introduce themselves below.
Elisabeth Lictevout (IGRAC) – on the 1st of January 2022, Elisabeth joined the IGRAC team as Director. Elisabeth brings to the table 26 years of worldwide experience as a consultant, project manager, researcher and R&D Center director. She has worked in Europe, South-East Asia, Middle-East, North Africa and Latin-American and did this in different sectors (private, public, and academic) and diverse fields of intervention (humanitarian and Development sector, Research and Development). See link.
Jon Verriet (Netherlands national UNESCO commission) – Jon studied cultural history and recently completed his PhD. He works on UNESCO’s mandate for science, innovation and the societal relevance of science for sustainable development. He coordinates topics such as Open Science and Ethics, the UNESCO Biosphere programme, Chairs programme and the L’Oréal-Unesco ‘For Women in Science’-programma. See link.
Maurizio Mazzoleni (IVM-VU) – Maurizio is specialized in modelling human-water systems interactions. He joins the committee on behalf of VU-IVM who were not represented for some time. See link.
We said goodbye to Chris Mannaerts (ITC – UT Twente) and Hans Roozekrans (KNMI) who contributed significantly to the committee’s work during the past years. Thanks a lot for your engagement!