Aldo Stroebel, National Research Foundation, South Africa
Dr Aldo Stroebel is Executive Director International Relations and Cooperation at the National Research Foundation (NRF), South Africa, and Visiting Fellow at Cornell University’s (USA) Institute for African Development. He is a Founding Members of the South African Young Academy of Science (SAYAS) based on research excellence and academic publications (incl. two edited books). He serves as the immediate Past-President of the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA), on the board of the Water Research Commission (WRC) of South Africa, and was a former member of the Research and Innovation Strategy Group of Universities SA (former HESA). He is currently the National Contact Point for H2020’s ERC. In 2013, he was appointed to the Consensus Panel on Agricultural Education and Training (AET) of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf). His graduate research was completed at Ghent (Belgium), Cornell (USA) and Wageningen (The Netherlands). He has published widely in smallholder farming systems, and has been acknowledged as a leader in the internationalisation of Higher Education, and research and innovation management.
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