Angeles Mendoza Sammet is a Lecturer and Researcher in Environmental Planning and Management within the Land and Water Management Department. Her focus is Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Environmental and Social Impact Assessment. She is an interdisciplinary socio-environmental scientist and practitioner.

Angeles worked as an impact assessment consultant in Canada and as an assistant researcher at the Laboratory of Ecology and Conservation of Wildlife of the Institute of Ecology, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) for ten years. For five of those years, she was also lecturer at UNAM’s Department of Geography teaching Hydrology and Conservation of Natural Resources. She established the National Coordination of Ecology-Mountain Protection at the Mexican Federation of Mountain Sports and led it for five years. She has acted as land use planning facilitator in Mexico and volunteers as mediator and environmental advisor for communities in Canada and Mexico. In impact assessment, she is interested in improving the integration of indigenous people in decision-making for natural resource management and also in improving management of protected areas.

research interest

  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Natural resource development and community conflict
  • Multi-level governance and stakeholder analysis
  • Environmental management systems, ecosystem-based management and evaluation of management effectiveness.

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Lecturer and Researcher in Environmental Planning and Management, Water Management chair group, Department of Integrated Water Systems and Governance, IHE Delft


PhD, University of Calgary, Environmental Design, specialty Environmental Management, University of Calgary
MSc, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
BSc, Biology, General, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

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