Young Scientific Programme Committee

maya velis

Maya Velis

Seminar: Ecosystems in an urbanising world: Challenges and opportunities for symbiosis Maya Velis has worked for the Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and Water Management since 2016. She has provided policy advice on issues ranging from renewable energy to the digital transformation in cities. In addition,…

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Laban misinguzi

Laban Musinguzi

Seminar: Investing in freshwater ecosystems and biodiversity: A key development challenge Mr Laban Musinguzi holds a Master of Science of Makerere University, Uganda. He is currently an early career research scientist (fish biology and ecology) at the National Fisheries Resources Research Institute (NaFIRRI). At NaFIRRI, he…

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Anita Lazurko

Anita Lazurko

Seminar: Is there such thing as innovative financing for ecosystems management? Anita Lazurko built upon her experiences with engineering consulting in Canada and water governance in Malawi to pursue a career seeking solutions to interdisciplinary problems related to water, agriculture, and development. She is currently studying a…

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yuji enriquez

Yuji Enriquez

Seminar: IWRM and ecosystem based approaches: Complementary, duplicating or competing? Yuji Enriquez is a Monitoring and Evaluation Professional who is currently earning his MSc Degree in Environmental Management at the National University of Singapore with scholarship funding from the Asian Development Bank. Prior to this, Yuji…

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frances dixon

Frances Dixon

Seminar: Ecosystem based water management: From innovation to practice Since graduating with a First Class Honours in BSc Geography from Aberystwyth University, Frances has taken up a number of roles in Government and the not-for-profit sector. Her undergraduate dissertation, which looked at Welsh farmer’s engagement in…

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