Lee Kheng Heng is working as the Section Head of Soil and Water Management & Crop Nutrition Subprogramme of the Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria. Her area of expertise includes soil water measurement and management, sustainable management of natural resources, simulation modelling, integrated water-nutrient and diffuse pollution control for sustainable agricultural production systems at both national and international levels. Her work supports IAEA Member States to develop, validate and disseminate climate-smart soil, water and crop management technology packages through the use of nuclear and related techniques for the efficient use and conservation of agricultural resources for enhancing food production and environmental sustainability. She published extensively in international refereed journals and book, and has won several awards for her professional achievements including the IAEA Superior Achievement Award (2018), IAEA Best Technical Cooperation Award (2018), IAEA Merit Awards (2002, 2014), IAEA Merit Promotion (2004) and the USDA-Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Outstanding Sustained Effort Technology Transfer Award for Outstanding Work in Technology Transfer to Users (2012).
Dr. Saskia Visser is program manager of the knowledge development program: Circular and Climate Neutral Society (Wageningen-UR). Saskia builds partnerships that jointly seek for circular and climate neutral solutions that contribute to the realization of the SGDs. She makes use of the theory of transition management to support development, scaling and implementation of circular and climate neutral solutions. Within the organization Saskia works on topics like Circular agriculture, Sustainable Food Production, Climate Smart Land Management and Land Use optimization. In her research Saskia integrates physical process-based research with social learning and participatory policy development. Saskia been the WUR representative of the strategic steering committee of EIT-Climate Kic. Saskia is currently co-coordinator of the European Joint Program on Agricultural Soils under climate Change.