WWF UK 2020 Marine policy and advocacy support for WWF ocean recovery campaign Policy advisor to WWF providing marine policy and advocacy expertise to support delivery of the UK Ocean Recovery campaign including providing technical expertise and supporting events and other communication activities
The Crown Estate 2020 - 2021 Habitats Regulations Assessment for Round 4 Offshore Wind Provided the independent Chair of the Expert Working Group for assessing the significant effects on marine protected areas of the 4th Round of Offshore Wind Leasing in the UK under the Habitats Directive. Technical and Strategic Advisor to the Crown Estate on the process for ensuring that offshore wind deployment in the UK does not adversely affect the ecological coherence of the UK network of marine protected areas.
Seychelles Government 2020 Development of a Strategic Management Framework for sustainable use Marine Protected Areas in Seychelles 2020 - 2021 Provided ocean governance expertise to develop a strategic framework that will guide the development and implementation of management plans for sustainable-use MPAs designated under the Seychelles marine spatial plan. The specific objectives of the assignment are to:
facilitate stakeholder agreement on defining spatially explicit management framework and management units that are robust in ecological and socioeconomic terms while also practical in terms of institutional mandates and capabilities as well as implementation.
produce a strategic framework for the development and implementation of management plans that addresses the specificities of management units and ensures harmonisation with MSP and other policy objectives, economies of scale and efficiencies in implementation
Marine Management Organisation 2019 Evaluation of Marine Protected Area Management Measures Use of international best practice to advise on the most operationally effective ways in which to manage fishing activity to achieve the conservation objectives of Marine Protected Areas while minimising social and economic costs.