Gül Özerol

CSTM, University of Twente

Gül works as assistant professor in Water and Energy Governance and Innovation at the University of Twente and as senior editor at Fanack Water. She holds a PhD degree in Innovation and Governance for Sustainable Development from the University of Twente, the Netherlands (2013), an MSc degree in Integrated Assessment from the University of Osnabrück, Germany (2005) and BSc and MSc degrees in Industrial Engineering from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey (1999 and 2003).

Gül’s work revolves around the political, institutional and behavioural aspects of natural resource governance, with a particular focus on the sustainable and equitable use of water, land and energy resources. In the past 16 years, she has been participating in and managing research and consultancy projects in Europe, Middle East and North Africa, where she has acquired local experience in the Netherlands, Turkey and Palestine. She has co-edited a book on the transfer of knowledge on water policy and governance, and co-authored journal articles, book chapters, reports and conference papers on water policy and governance, irrigation management, decisionmaking under uncertainty and public participation.

Personal websites: