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Nanne Tolsma

Nanne  Tolsma

YEP period 2016 - 2018, batch 9

Young Expert at Satelligence - Vietnam

First position after YEP

Business Developer at Satelligence, the Netherlands

YEP Role

Physical geographer and Hydrologist at Satelligence. I was working on a long term project for Satelligence with local agribusiness company LT Group, based in Long Xuyen and Ho Chi Minh City. 

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  • Project management

  • Remote Sensing

  • Technical skills regarding water management

  • Field work


Nationality: Dutch
Education: MSc. Hydrology, VU Amsterdam


Experience before YEP

This is my first job but had some prior experience in projects:


Participant Wetskills Water Challenge United States,  June 2016

Project in which a mixed and multidisciplinary team of four young professionals develop
innovative concepts for a case study, provided by the water sector, during an extensive two-week
programme in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Study case: City Blueprint Boston (case owner KWR Watercycle Research Institute).


Research intern at P4GES, January 2015 – June 2016

My Master Thesis, 'The effects of land use on hydraulic conductivity, preferential flow pathways and soil fauna in the Didy region of the Ankeniheny-Zahamena Corridor (CAZ) in Madagascar', was part of of the P4GES project (''Can paying for global ecosystem services reduce poverty?''). P4GES was a three year project (2013-2016) consisting of a consortium of eleven institutions in the UK, Madagascar, the USA, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

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