Saskia van Pelt, PhD

General Manager

Dr. Saskia van Pelt works at Weather Impact as General Manager.

She graduated in 2009 at the Earth System Science and Climate Change Group of Wageningen University. She subsequently started a PhD research into the analysis of uncertainty in the projections of climate change.

She has been employed at Weather Impact since it was founded in 2014. She has experience as project leader in different countries in Africa and knows the many challenges of working with farmers and other stakeholders in the agricultural value chain on the African continent. As business developer she has a large network with scientific institutes, NGO’s, governmental organisations and corporations both in Africa and the Netherlands.