Saskia Visser

Saskia Visser

, Climate-Kic

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Dr. Saskia Visser(f) is the manager of the team resilient and climate neutral regions at EIT- Climate Kic. She has 24 years of experience in both execution and management of sustainable land use research. Saskia works on multidisciplinary research topics like Circular agriculture, Sustainable Food Production, Climate Smart Land Management and Land Use optimization. Saskia is responsible for actively orchestrating the application of the Deep Demonstrations methodology in national regional contexts to achieve decarbonisation, climate adaptation and regeneration of (agri)biodiversity. In her work Saskia builds partnerships that jointly seek for circular and climate neutral solutions that contribute to the realization of the SGDs. She builds and holds senior stakeholder relationships over time while convening, connecting, and facilitating actions on the ground, working with and through innovation partners, local teams, community members and key stakeholders. Saskia makes use of the theory of transition management supporting the large-scale implementation of circular and climate neutral solutions. Saskia organised the Circular@wur conference, which with 450 international participants is a great example of the progress in knowledge development that can be made through partnership, strategic steering on collaboration and addressing the right knowledge needs.

Dr. Saskia Visser(f) is the manager of the team resilient and climate neutral regions at EIT- Climate Kic. She has 24 years of experience in both execution and management of sustainable land use research. Saskia is responsible for actively orchestrating the application of the Deep Demonstrations methodology in national & regional contexts to achieve decarbonisation, climate adaptation and regeneration of (agri)biodiversity. Saskia is the strategic advisor of the European Joint Program on Agricultural Soils under climate Change. In that role Saskia facilitates the development of a Europe wide network of Soil researchers, supports strategic partnerships of EJP SOIL with both European and worldwide initiatives.

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