Dr. Eline Boelee

expert on Water, Environment & Health

+31(0)88 335 7362

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Dr. Eline Boelee is an all-round interdisciplinary scientist in water-health-ecosystems interlinkages, with twenty five years of experience in health and environmental impacts of water resources development; agricultural and domestic water use and management; ecology and environmental control of water-related diseases; multiple use water services; the water-energy-food nexus; water quality; and ecosystem services in agroecological landscapes. She has lived as a professional in Sri Lanka, Ethiopia and Morocco, with additional on-the-ground scientific research experience in Burkina Faso, Kenya, Mozambique, Uganda, Azerbaijan, Pakistan, Senegal, Egypt, Portugal and Côte d’Ivoire. Eline has led many international multi-disciplinary research projects on improved planning and management of water resources development to enhance health and environmental sustainability.

Working experience

2017 - present Deltares Senior advisor/researcher Water, Environment & Health
2012 - 2016 Water Health Principal scientist/owner
2006 - 2011 International Water Management Institute senior researcher water and health
2002 - 2005 International Water Management Institute researcher water and health
1999 - 2001 International Water Management Institute post-doctoral scientist/associate expert water and health
1998 - 1999 KLV Loopbaancentrum assistant-researcher
1997 - 1999 Wageningen University PhD student
1994 - 1997 Leiden University scientific researcher