Greenleaf welcomes Francine van den Brandeler to the team!

Francine van den Brandeler joins Greenleaf and will bring her expertise in water governance and urban resilience to address sustainable water management in a holistic manner in both urban and rural environments. Francine is finishing her doctoral studies at the University of Amsterdam with a dissertation on metropolitan water governance in Mexico City and São Paulo, Brazil.

She is currently participating in an interdisciplinary research project with the University of California, Davis on the state of water resources research in Latin America, including the design and analysis for surveys, elaboration of policy reports, papers, and grant proposals, and outreach to stakeholders.

We are happy to have Francine on board as we advance our water programs. Please contact Francine at or Katie DeMuro at if you are interested in collaborating.

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