Carl Gustaf Lundin
Principal Scientist - Global Marine and Polar Programme
Expertise: marine protected areas, conservation of ecosystems and endangered marine species, sustainable fisheries management, climate change effects on marine resources, ocean governance, offshore marine energy, marine invasive species, polar issues, coastal livelihoods, coastal carbon sequestration, oil spills, marine industries, pollution, marine policy
Language: English, Swedish, French, Spanish, German
Location: Gland, Switzerland
Fil. Lic. Carl Gustaf Lundin is Principal Scientist - Global Marine and Polar Programme. Prior to this, he was Director of the Global Marine and Polar Programme. As Director, he developed the programme in four areas: global coastal issues, high seas, climate change/nature-based solutions and working with marine- and coastal-based industries.
Before joining IUCN Carl worked with the World Bank for more than 12 years. His primary focus was coastal and marine management issues in several countries including Argentina, China, Eritrea, Indonesia, Mexico, Seychelles and Uruguay.
Carl holds a bachelor's degree in Biology from Uppsala University in his native Sweden, and a licentiate in Philosophy, Natural Resources Management from Stockholm University.
Principal Advisor on Marine Science and Conservation, IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme
Expertise: ocean conservation, coastal carbon sinks, climate change and ocean acidification.
Location: Peterborough, UK
Dan Laffoley is Principal Advisor on Marine Science and Conservation for IUCN's Global Marine and Polar Programme and also acts as Marine Vice-Chair for the World Commission on Protected Areas. He is a leading global expert on ocean conservation. He has a place on the Boards and Councils of many UK leading marine science organisations and acts as an independent advisor to the UK Government on marine science. Through his work, Dan provides knowledge, innovation and leadership on new ways for delivering marine conservation which lever greater action and attention for the ocean. His proven track record involves working with leading scientists to create initiatives that bring new knowledge into policy on issues such as coastal carbon sinks, climate change and ocean acidification.