Carl Gustaf Lundin: Director, IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme

11 December 2012 | Article

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

Fil. Lic. Carl Gustaf Lundin is Director if IUCN's Global Marine and Polar Programme. His primary responsibility is to develop 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 regions including Argentina, China, Eritrea, Indonesia, Mexico, Mesoamerica, Seychelles, Uruguay.

Carl has a Bachelors degree in Biology from Uppsala University in his native Sweden, and a Licentiate in Philosophy, Natural Resources Management, from Stockholm University.

Language: English, Swedish, French, Spanish, German

Location: Gland, Switzerland

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