Transitioning to pollinator-friendly farming practices is key to the recovery of pollinators. IEEP has been contributing to EU action for pollinators through a project supporting the implementation of the EU Pollinators Initiative. This included work identifying key measures and recommendations to improve farmland pollinator conservation.
Senior Policy Analyst, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Programme
Phone: +32 (0) 2211 1093
- biodiversity and nature conservation,
- ecosystem services and the value of biodiversity,
- sustainable agriculture
Evelyn joined IEEP in 2012. She has a background in environmental biology and a Masters degree in natural resource management and development studies. She has broad experience of project management for university sustainability research in Switzerland, and capacity building on the environmental impacts of genetically modified crops in Brazil, Kenya, and Vietnam, as well as environmental advocacy and communications, and environmental education.
Evelyn’s current policy interests include biodiversity conservation and agriculture, Natura 2000, ecosystem restoration, plant and animal genetic resources, and valuation of biodiversity and ecosystem services. Evelyn’s mother tongue is English and she is fluent in German, French, and Spanish.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on our health, social and economic well-being. To avert future crises from spiralling out of control, strategies to prevent pandemics need to be in place before the next outbreak occurs. Until now, this has not been the case.
This IEEP-led study examines the EU policies and associated issues at EU level that play a role in driving or mitigating bioenergy impacts on biodiversity.
We look back at October’s tumultuous CAP and biodiversity week and reflect on its implications for the achievement of the European Green Deal’s biodiversity objectives and the fresh EU commitments for an ambitious new global deal for nature.
IEEP has led the production of a new guidance document to support better implementation of the EU nature directives and Natura 2000. This document aims to answer frequently asked questions on how the EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation can support the implementation of the EU Habitats and Birds Directives.