Foto Pilar panequePilar Paneque is Professor of Human Geography at the Universidad Pablo de Olavide (Seville, Spain). She holds a Degree in Geography & History from the Universidad de Sevilla (1997), a MA in Sociology & Demography from the University of Pennsylvania (1999) and a PhD in Geography from the Universidad Pablo de Olavide (2003). In the last 16 years she has been doing research on water governance and water policy, with special attention to public participation, risk management and socio-institutional vulnerability to droughts. He currently directs the research projects "Evaluation of socio-institutional vulnerability to droughts" (EVALSOC), funded by the Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness; and "Empowering Climate Resilience" (CARE), funded by the European Commission.