Eddy Moors started as Rector of IHE Delft on 1 July 2017. Professor Moors was head of the research team ‘Climate change and adaptive land & water management’ at Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra). He is also Professor of Water and Climate at the VU University Amsterdam. He completed his PhD in 2012, focussing on the interaction between the atmosphere and the earth. Eddy Moors specialized in the research of climate change mitigation and adaptation. Earlier in his career he worked for the World Meteorological Organization in Africa and in the Caribbean.