TEAM

    Steven Wonink

    Managing Director

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    Steven is Managing Director since the end of 2019. He joined eLEAF in 2015 in the role of project manager. Before becoming Managing Director he was the operational manager of eLEAF.

      Kristin Abraham

      Image Analyst

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      Kristin joined eLEAF in 2016 as an image analyst and works in eLEAF’s data production team. Before joining eLEAF, Kristin worked on the production of airborne LiDAR data such as AHN with a special focus on classification and quality management.

        Mechteld Andriessen

        Account Manager Projects

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        Mechteld joined eLEAF in 2012 and coordinates eLEAF’s acquisition processes. She has broad international experience, working both with government representatives as well as with communities in the field. This helps Mechteld to put eLEAF’s products in a broader perspective, always with the user in mind.

          Ernesto Bastidas Obando

          Project Manager

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          Ernesto combines remote sensing expertise in sugarcane with a knowledge of agricultural systems and crop yields. At present, he is a client manager for several commercial sugarcane companies and maintains eLEAF’s contacts in Latin America.

            Frank van den Berg

            All-Round Developer

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            As a front-end developer, Frank works with the visualisation of eLEAF’s data on the FieldLook platform. Besides this, he works on operational projects as well as infrastructure development.

              Johan de Braak

              Image Analyst

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              Johan started at eLEAF in 2015 doing thesis research on satellite based classification of crop types. After graduating he joined the data processing team as an image analyst, producing operational data for eLEAF’s clients.

                Joost Brombacher

                RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

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                Joost joined eLEAF in 2019 as part of the research team, after completing his internship on validating eLEAF’s soil moisture product. During his master’s at Wageningen University he specialized in combining hydrology with remote sensing. Joost focusses on the continuous improvement of eLEAF’s water auditing, irrigation detection, and soil moisture products.

                  Remco Dost

                  Senior Project Manager

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                  Remco is an account manager for several commercial clients that use eLEAF’s FieldLook platform for crop monitoring. Additionally, he manages large complex projects and is well versed in the management processes of international donors such as the EU, ESA and the World Bank.

                    Vincent Dupré

                    Precision Ag Specialist

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                    Vincent has a professional background in high-tech horticulture and experience throughout the entire production chain of several field and glasshouse salad-crops from farm to fork, from seed to shelf. The combination of his crop-physiology background from his Master’s degree at Wageningen University with the experience in high-tech agricultural systems gives the basis for the further integration of eLEAF’s geospatial data products into services for modern precision agriculture.

                      Jasper van der Hout

                      ICT Specialist

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                      Jasper is part of eLEAF’s ICT team, in particularly working on database development.

                        Delphin Jamme

                        PROJECT MANAGER

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                        Delphin has soil science and agronomy degrees from both Stellenbosch University as well as Wageningen University. He works in eLEAF’s agriculture unit as a project manager, with a main focus of managing eLEAF’s FruitLook project in South Africa, an operational data service for fruit farmers in the Western Cape. Before joining eLEAF, Delphin worked on a sugarcane plantation in Côte d’Ivoire where, among others, he worked on the implementation of new technologies with a special focus on FieldLook’.

                          Pauline Jaquot

                          Image Analyst

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                          Pauline joined eLEAF in 2017 as an image analyst after graduating from the Technical University of Delft in Geoscience and Remote Sensing. During her studies, she specialised in the prediction of crop parameters from satellite images and physical models for the evaluation of agricultural practices.

                            Rutger Kassies

                            Research and Development

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                            Rutger is part of eLEAF’s R&D team. He plays an instrumental role in the design of software processing structures that calculate eLEAF data components based on energy balance modelling, which form the backbone of eLEAF’s operational data streams.

                              Annemarie Klaasse

                              Project Manager

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                              Annemarie is an experienced remote sensing specialist and project manager. Since she joined eLEAF in 2005 she has been involved in numerous research projects, consultancy work and the development of operational data delivery services.

                                Jolanda van Kolfschoten

                                Financial Controller

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                                Jolanda works at eLEAF as its financial controller. She takes care of the day-to-day financial and administrative processes, and the drafting and analysis of strategic financial plans.

                                  Karel van der Lande

                                  ICT Specialist

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                                  Karel is working on the architecture and realisation of eLEAF’s data processing factory, as well as the design and development of a web portal and interface in order to deliver data more efficiently to clients.

                                    Bram van Leeuwen

                                    IMAGE ANALYST

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                                    Bram is working with eLEAF since September 2019 . He has a bachelor degree in forestry and nature management with a specialisation in tropical forestry and spatial information technologies. As part of the operation unit he mainly works with analysing satellite imagery and testing front-end applications like Fieldlook and Fruitlook.

                                      Henk Pelgrum

                                      Research and Development

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                                      Henk works in eLEAF’s R&D department, focusing on developing data processing structures vital for project execution. He has been involved from the start in the coding of the SEBAL and ET-Look algorithms that form the basis of eLEAF’s data products.

                                        Isadora de Rezende Silva

                                        IMAGE ANALYST

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                                        Isadora has joined eLEAF’s team in 2019 after her internship in the company in 2018. As an image analyst, she is a part of the production unit, responsible for processing of remote sensing data into products for eLEAF’s clients.

                                          Christos Sotiropoulos

                                          Image Analyst

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                                          Christos joined eLEAF in 2018, after having done his internship with eLEAF in 2017. He is part of the data processing team which makes sure our data is prepared on time and according to the required quality standards.

                                            Eleni Vakaki

                                            INDEX INSURANCE SPECIALIST

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                                            Eleni is responsible for structuring parametric insurance solutions using eLEAF’s earth observation data pool. Her duties also include risk analysis, evaluation of the basis risk and investigation of the potential of remote sensing for risk management products in general (e.g. credit scoring, loan schemes). She holds a Geomatics Engineering Msc from ETH, Zurich.

                                              Karin Viergever

                                              Project Manager

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                                              Karin is a remote sensing and geo-information specialist with over 12 years of experience. She joined eLEAF in 2016 and works on several large projects with a focus on the natural environment, land cover, forestry and agriculture.

                                                Joost van der Woerd

                                                INDEX INSURANCE SPECIALIST

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                                                Joost is a remote sensing expert focusing on loss estimations for the insurance industry using remote sensing technology. Over the past years he has worked on projects developing and providing index based insurances for smallholder farmers throughout Africa. He has a background in Geography, GIS and remote sensing.