Mieke Thierens

Communications Officer - Volunteer - e-mail

Mieke joined the Communications Team in November 2017. As a geologist and political scientist, she is fascinated by the interactions between ”the natural” and “the human” and how data-based knowledge and knowledge transfer can actively contribute to a more sustainable world. Mieke has a PhD in Geology (National University Ireland, Cork) and a Master in Political and Social Science (Conflict and Development studies, Ghent University) and has previously worked as an academic researcher on palaeo-climate and marine sedimentology projects (AWI Bremerhaven and Columbia University New York).