TEAM

    Boudewijn van Silfhout

    MANAGING DIRECTOR

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    Boudewijn is the managing director 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.

            Alenka Bajc

            CONTROLLER

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            My name is Alenka Bajc, with some roots in Slovenia. A cat person.
            And I am in love with numbers, because numbers can’t lie.
            But to keep my right and left side of the brain a little bit in balance, I also love to dance. It keeps me flexible and creative.

              Patrick van Bergen

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              Patrick joined eLEAF in 2021 as a senior webdeveloper. He studied
              Cognitive Science at the University of Nijmegen. He will help develop
              web portals for eLEAF.

                Joske Borsboom

                Office manager

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                Joske joined eLEAF In 2020. She is the right hand of the managing director and takes care of the day-to-day Office, HR and administrative processes.

                  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.

                    Sarena Burink

                    IT DEVELOPER

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                    Sarena Burink

                      Jelle Degen

                      PROJECT MANAGER

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                      Jelle joined eLEAF in 2021 as part of the Markets team. In the team he focus on developing and implementing irrigations management solutions at different scales.

                        Jasper van der Hout

                        ICT Specialist

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                        Jasper is part of eLEAF’s ICT team, with focus on maintenance and development of our production environment and webdevelopment

                          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.

                              Roeland de Koning

                              DATA ANALYST

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                              Roeland joined eLEAF in 2020 as a data analyst with previous experience in building postprocessing pipelines so as to meet client needs. He will be part of eLEAF’s operations unit and support them in streamlining and developing future products.

                                Sheeba Lawrence

                                IMAGE ANALYST

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                                Sheeba joined eLEAF in 2019 as a GIS Expert and is part of the operations unit. She has a master’s degree in Geoinformatics from University of Twente. As a GIS Expert, she is responsible for spatial data analysis and automating processes to support rapid data analysis.

                                  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.

                                    Athithya Loganathan

                                    GEODATA ENGINEER

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                                    Athithya joined eLEAF in 2021 as a Geodata Engineer after receiving his Master’s degree in Geoinformatics from the University of Twente with a specialization in Earth Observation systems. He is responsible for processing satellite and metrological data into pixel-specific information and aims to improvise operational processing chains.

                                      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.

                                        Sowmeya Rajan

                                        WEB DEVELOPER

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                                        Sowmeya joined eLeaf in 2021 as a developer after completing her master’s in Geoinformatics and Earth science from the Faculty of ITC, University of Twente, The Netherlands. She is responsible for developing web portals for eLEAF

                                          Corné van der Sande

                                          REMOTE SENSING SPECIALIST

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                                          Corné joined eLEAF end 2020 and is an experienced remote sensing specialist with for many years a focus on agriculture. He coordinates the operations unit where the products are made and daily delivered in our webservices.

                                            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.

                                              Jessica Snoek

                                              PROJECT MANAGER

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                                              Jessica joined eLEAF in 2020 as a project manager after receiving her Master’s Degree in International Land & Water Management from Wageningen University, with a specialization in precision agriculture. She aims to develop the link between remote sensing, land use and the soil physical aspect of agriculture.

                                                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.

                                                  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.

                                                    Steven Wonink

                                                    MANAGER PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

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                                                    Steven  joined eLEAF in 2015 as a project manager.

                                                      Karlis Zalite

                                                      GEODATA ENGINEER

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                                                      Karlis joined eLEAF in 2021 as part of the operations unit. He has a PhD degree in physics with a specialization in synthetic aperture radar remote sensing. He is responsible for maintaining the processing pipelines with a focus on Sentinel-1.