Dr. Ida Terluin joined JIN in 2020 as a senior researcher in climate and sustainability issues. Before she worked as senior rural economist at LEI-Wageningen UR. She has over 25 years of professional experience in analyses of common agricultural and rural policies and rural development in the EU. Her research is characterized by an international comparative approach of topics. She participated in many EU projects, like the SCENAR2020 and SCENAR2 projects on CAP reforms, the FP7 project BERST on exploring regional strategies for biobased economies, the Horizon2020 project SIMNEXUS on the interconnection of land, food, energy, water and climate, the Horizon2020 project PEGASUS on an analysis of the involvement of local actors in landscape management in the Netherlands, the Horizon2020 project SUSFANS on sustainable food and a project for the EP on flexibility given to Member States in CAP implementation. She was also involved in many projects for the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, like a project on designing and testing an alternative evaluation method to the CMEF, a project on options for the introduction of a flat rate direct payment in the period 2015-2020 in the Netherlands, a project on the impact of Brexit on the Dutch agrofood sector and a project on circularity subsidies for farmers.