New member in the Water JPI secretariat team

Esther Díez Cebollero joined the French National Research Agency (ANR) in September 2020, reinforcing the Water JPI Secretariat team as scientific officer.

Before joining the ANR, Esther worked as European Policy Officer for the National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment (INRAE) for over 9 years and she has occupied different research positions in universities from Spain, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom. Her areas of expertise include European Policy, Water Resource Management (stakeholder participation, social learning for adaptive management, and decision support tools for policy making) and Land Degradation.

Esther has been collaborating with the Water JPI since the first stages. She was strongly involved in the development of the Water JPI Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA), and its update in 2016 in the frame of the WatEUr CSA. Since June 2014, she is also involved in the Water JPI’s Task Force on “Interaction with Horizon 2020 – Horizon Europe”, having contributed to the drafting of position papers and strategic notes. In addition, as member of the French national research Alliance for the Environment – AllEnvi, she provided technical support to the former coordinator of the Water JPI, Dominique Darmendrail.

Welcome on board Esther!