Fenny is a soil sensing scientist with a MSc. in Soil Inventory and Land Evaluation and a MSc. in Geo Information and Remote Sensing (2005) of Wageningen University, the Netherlands. After graduation she started working at The Soil Company. A small Dutch advisory company using proximal sensing for precision agriculture. The main focus was on the use of gamma-ray spectrometry for soil (texture) mapping for farmers. She also collaborated in the EU FP7 ‘iSOIL’ project on soil sensing. In 2010 she joined Medusa Explorations Her focus was on the use of gamma-ray spectrometry, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR), open data for mapping in agriculture, archaeology, (environmental) soil, road construction, sediments. She was in charge of the Medusa contribution to the EU LIFE+ project ‘ Crops for better soil’.
Fenny joined ISRIC in September 2016 where she will focus on the use of soil sensing, cooperation and on current projects. She speaks English, Dutch, German and a bit of French and Spanish.