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Maud Eskes

Maud Eskes

YEP period 2020 - 2021, batch 21

Young Expert at Waterschap Zuiderzeeland - Ethiopia

First position after YEP

Junior Consultant at Ecorys, Netherlands

YEP Role

Project consultant and liaison for Basin Plan Implementation and Water Pricing in the Awash Basin, Ethiopia. The role included conducting research and organizing knowledge exchange, to strengthen organizational capacity at a governmental water organization for the implementation of a Strategic Basin Plan and 3R/Watershed communication processes.


A flexible, analytical, and active attitude, perseverance, building good working relationships.


• Nationality: Dutch

• Education: BA Sociology, University College Maastricht; MA Conflict Studies, Utrecht University; and Adv.MA International Development, Radboud University.

Experience before YEP

Policy officer Ministry of Foreign Affairs;

Consultant evaluation studies;

Junior university teacher UCM;

Policy officer Municipality Maastricht.


Organisation: Waterschap Zuiderzeeland
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