Sarah Elshout holds a degree of Master of Science in Applied Economic Sciences (specialization Policy Management) at Hasselt University, 2007. One year later she obtained another Master of Science in Management and Policy of Health (specialization Health Policy) at KU Leuven. Sarah is staff member at the research group of Environmental Economics. She is responsible for supporting the academic staff in writing project proposals, for the financial and administrative follow-up of research projects, and for the communication and marketing of the research group. Sarah plays a key role in bridging the research group both internally and externally: she acts as the glue of the environmental economists at Hasselt University and makes sure that team spirit keeps up.