Dr. Mikaël Maes
Environmental Data Scientist
Mikaël J.A. Maes is an Environmental Data Scientist at the Environment Directorate of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). He specialises in the use of geospatial data and statistical programming to better understand climate change and environmental processes around the world. At the OECD, he supports countries by studying the impact of climate-related hazards on national and subnational level. Mikaël has more than eight years of experience in climate change and environment research in academia, public, private and international spheres. During his PhD, he studied the relationship between mental health, cognition and nature exposure, and how these ecosystem benefits can be better integrated into SEEA accounting. He holds two M.Sc. degrees and a B.Sc. degree in Environmental Science and Biology.