Daniel Peregrina, MSc


Daniel Peregrina is a PhD researcher within the department of Climate Adaptation at Deltares and in the department of Water and Climate Risk (WCR) of the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He completed a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering at Universidad Iberoamericana Mexico City and worked within the consumer-packaged goods industry as an environment, health, and safety manager before pursuing his master’s degree in environmental sciences, following the Water Science and Management programme at Utrecht University. For his master’s thesis, Daniel researched drought in cities using the hydrology and water resources model PCR-GLOBWB 2.

Daniel’s current research with Deltares and the IVM focuses on the appraisal of adaptation strategies for critical infrastructure to multi-hazard climate risks in Europe, which pose a threat to current and future infrastructure; this research includes consecutive, cascading, and compound events.


Year Programme University
2023-now    PhD Adaptation of Infrastructure to Multi-risk Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
2020-2022 MSc Water Science and Management Utrecht University
2011-2016 BSc Chemical Engineering Universidad Iberoamericana

Working Experience

Year Job Title Place
2023-now PhD Researcher Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
2016-2020    Health, Safety and Environment Manager    Procter & Gamble
2014-2016    Process and Machine Safety Scholar    Procter & Gamble

Research projects

Year Project Role Funder
2023-now    MIRACA    PhD Researcher    Horizon Europe