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Advisory Group

The Blue Communities Advisory Group is an integral part of the programme, bought together to advise the Blue Communities Executive Group and wider project on the strategic direction and delivery of the programme’s objectives. The Group comprises academic experts, funder representatives, international agencies, research users and other relevant stakeholders, and is tasked with programme evaluation, supporting the optimisation of impact, facilitating stakeholder engagement and assisting as ambassadors for the programme.

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Sabah Environmental Trust, Malaysia
Programme Director for Blue Communities (Organisation Lead)
University of Plymouth, UK
Director (Organisation Lead)
North Devon Biosphere Foundation and University of Exeter, UK
Professor of Social Science
University of Exeter, UK
Project Manager
University of Plymouth, UK
Executive Director
Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA), Philippines
University of Exeter, UK
Director of the Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health: Secretary General APACPH
Curtin University, School of Public Health, Australia; WHO Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health Impact Assessment; Asia Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH)
Senior Scientist/Senior Research Fellow
WorldFish and ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia
University of British Columbia, Canada
Senior Programme Specialist
UNESCO Office Jakarta, Indonesia