Dan Laffoley: Principal Advisor on Marine Science and Conservation, IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme
11 December 2012 | Article
Expertise: ocean conservation, coastal carbon sinks, climate change and ocean acidification.
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.
Location: Peterborough, UK