Senior Vice President, Moore Center for Science, Global Marine
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Marine Conservation, Sustainable Fisheries, Ocean Governance, Sea Turtles, Spatial Planning-Marine Use, AdaptationLocation:
U.S. - D.C./VirginiaLanguages:
English, Spanish, Swedish contact me
Sebastian Troëng is CI’s Vice President for Marine Conservation. His responsibilities include overseeing the Seascapes Program, the Coral Triangle Initiative, the Marine Climate Change Program and the marine communications team.
Sebastian who is originally from Sweden joined CI in 2006. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in biology, a Master’s degree in marine environmental protection from the UK and a Doctoral degree in animal zoology from University of Lund, Sweden. Sebastian has worked with ocean conservation and research for the past 19 years in places like Greece, Fiji, Australia, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica and Panama. Before joining CI, Sebastian worked for other environmental NGOs including Wetlands International and most recently he was Scientific Director for Caribbean Conservation Corporation, coordinating the longest ongoing sea turtle research and conservation program in the world in Tortuguero, Costa Rica. He has published extensively on sea turtle migrations, conservation and the economic benefits of non-extractive use of sea turtles. Sebastian enjoys scuba diving to observe spectacular marine life and diversity.