Amy Simmons


Assistant Researcher at InnoRenew Centre of Excellenece and the University of Primorska


Amy Simmons is an assistant researcher at InnoRenew Centre of Excellence and the University of Primorska. After working in the field of forest hydrology as a researcher for 13 years in the US, she moved to Slovenia.

At InnoRenew she specializes in effective science communication and outreach activities. She has a passion for making science and research understandable to a broader audience. In addition, she researches gender inequality in the field of forestry academia.

Amy has a Master’s of Science degree in Geology/Hydrogeology from Washington State University and Bachelor’s of Science in Geology from Central Washington University.

When she is not working, you’ll find her climbing, skiing, and exploring the natural environment.