Deltares is a leading not-for-profit, internationally operating specialist consultancy and applied research institute in the field of water and subsurface. It stands as an independent foundation under Dutch law. Throughout the world, Deltares works on innovative solutions and applications for people, environment and society. Our main focus is on deltas, coastal regions and river basins. 

In REACHOUT, Deltares is the co-lead institute with CAS and will be mainly responsible for the management and coordination of the project, as well as communication and dissemination work.  

Deltares was established in 2008 with the merger of WL | Delft Hydraulics, GeoDelft and parts of TNO and Rijkswaterstaat (Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management). This makes Deltares a young organization, built from components with a respectable reputation and extensive experience (more than 50 years). It commonly fulfils the function of advisor and technical arm of the State and commercial companies that seek practical solutions that generate a positive impact on society. It has around 900 professionals of more than 40 nationalities who carry out practical research and offer specialized advice in the Netherlands and abroad to clients who want to see the latest developments in knowledge applied. 

The Team

Ad Jeuken

Dr. Ir. A.B.M. Jeuken is an expert advisor in the field of climate change adaptation and water management. He has a master degree in environmental sciences from the Wageningen University and finished a PhD in Global Climate modelling at KNMI and the University of Eindhoven.

Diana Morales Irato

Miss Morales is an Economist from the University of Piura (Peru) with a master’s degree in Environmental Sciences and a major in Environmental Economics from Wageningen University. Given her interdisciplinary academic and working background…

Sarah Wright

Sarah Wright is a PhD researcher studying how climate services can support and inform the development of Climate Resilient Development Pathways, integrating adaptation, mitigation, and development planning within European cities. She holds a BS Environmental Science and Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MSc in International Land and Water Management from Wageningen University & Research.

Sadie McEvoy

Dr. Sadie McEvoy is a researcher and climate adaptation specialist, who works on adaptive planning and decision making under deep uncertainty for water resources, coastal areas and urban spaces. Dr McEvoy’s work focuses on the involvement and representation of stakeholders in planning and decision making.