Hetty Saes-Heibel

Project Coordinator

Hetty Saes is a project coordinator of the EU Horizon 2020 project CASCADES, a multi-partner project lead by PIK which aims to identify how the risks of climate change to countries, economies and peoples beyond Europe might cascade into Europe. It does so by analysing how these risks interact with major challenges facing European societies.

Hetty also supports the Research Department 2, Climate Resilience by organising meetings and events and handling the website appearance of the Research Department.


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
T +49 (0)331 288 20728
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam

Hetty previously worked in the external communications department of SOS Children's Villages International and as a Research and Teaching Assistant for the Department of Non-Profit, Social and Health Care Management at the private University 'MCI' in Innsbruck, Austria.

She studied European Law and Politics at the Catholic University of Leuven and at the Hague University, Netherlands.