Haydar Hussin is originally a physical geographer specialized in remote sensing, GIS and hydrological modelling. He has over 6 years of experience in different EU projects in which he conducted technical and economic (quantitative) risk assessments for natural hazards such as floods, avalanches and land degradation. As a result of his multidisciplinary background, he has a very versatile and solution-oriented approach to technical and environmental issues.
Haydar is now active at Pondera as a technical consultant, where he is mainly involved in wind resource analysis and wind farm yield calculations. He further conducts risk assessment studies for wind farms and is closely involved in Pondera Consult’s technical and GIS teams.
Studies, training & employers
Haydar Hussin graduated from Utrecht University with a bachelor’s degree in Geosciences (physical geography). This was followed by a master’s degree in Applied Earth Sciences with distinction from the University of Twente where he modelled the risk of mudslides in the French Alps. He did his doctoral studies (PhD) at the University of Twente and the Italian National Research Institute for Hydro-Geological Protection (CNR IRPI) as part of two EU projects (CHANGES and IncREO). During this time he worked in Italy for three years to carry out risk assessments of flooding and mudslides in Northern Italy. Haydar has been employed as a technical consultant for Pondera Consult since November 2016.
- Wind farm Oostpolder
- Wind farm Fryslân
- Wind farm in Zwolle