Global Committee Members

We are a global team of early career scientists engaged in research in the field of land-atmosphere-society interactions and work together to provide events for other iLEAPS early career researchers.

Our aims are to establish strong links between ECS from different countries and different scientific backgrounds, to promote cooperation and collaboration, provide resources and events for learning, networking, advice and opportunities. Please explore our site and join our community.

Gemma is a PhD student at the University of  Edinburgh and in collaboration with the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and Forest Research

Stefan is the chair of the international iLEAPS early career committee and is a researcher at the Max Planck institute based in Manaus, Brazil.

Gemma Purser
Stefan Wolff

Kerneels is researcher for the South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEAON)

Kerneels Jaars

Pat is a Lead Research Scientist in the School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University

Pat Keys

Yves is a PhD student at Pan African University Institute for Basic Sciences Technology and Innovation (PAUSTI), Kenya


Ka Ming is a postdoc at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the USA.

Ka Ming Fung

Pallavi is an Assistant Professor, Environmental Science, Hindu College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Pallavi Saxena
Yves Hermandez Tchiechoua