Project Lead/Project Management Board – Professor of Geography, Environment and Development, University of Southampton
Emma Tompkins is a Professor of Geography, Environment and Development, within the School of Geography and Environmental Sciences at the University of Southampton.
Co-Lead, Work Package 2 Lead, University of Southampton
Jadu Dash is a Professor in Remote sensing in the School of Geography and Environmental Science at the University of Southampton, UK.
University of Southampton, Administrator
Work Package 1 Lead, (Oceanography), University of Southampton
Professor Marsh is a Physical Oceanographer, with a background in climate science. He uses a combination of computer models and observations to study the oceans and climate, from Equator to poles.
Senior Research Fellow, University of Southampton
Dr Nikolaos Skliris is a Senior Research Fellow in physical oceanography within Ocean and Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton at the University of Southampton.
Senior Research Assistant to WP2 and WP4, University of Southampton
Sien van der Plank has researched environmental management across conservation, politics, mining and hazard contexts since 2015.
Professor of Politics, University of Southampton
Professor Corbett’s research primarily focuses on democratic governance in small states. He is the author of four books, two edited books and more than 60 articles and book chapters.
PhD Student, University of Southampton
Yanna Fidai’s PhD topic explores the impact sargassum seaweed has on the livelihoods of varying communities across the Tropical Atlantic Basin.
Co-leader of the WP3 “Transformation”; Member of the Project Management Board; Co-I Champion for Publications/Further Funding/Legacy. CNAP, Department of Biology, University of York
Thierry Tonon is a Lecturer in Algal Biology at the University of York. He has ample experience studying various aspects of bacterial and algal physiology and molecular biology, with a focus on primary metabolism.
Technician, University of York
Dr Machado is involved in the research at the University of York, which is focused on analysing Sargassum feedstock consistency (WP3).
Project Management Board, Member of WP1 and WP2, University of Ghana
Professor Kwasi Appeaning Addo is the Director for the Institute for Environment and Sanitation Studies in the University of Ghana.
Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of Ghana
Philip-Neri’s research focuses on nearshore coastal dynamics and coastal erosion with the application of remote sensing/GIS and numerical modelling.
Working on WP3+4, University of Ghana
Working on WP3+4, University of Ghana
Dr Ava Maxam
Project Management Board Co-Lead, University of the West Indies (Mona Campus)
Mr Mouyton May
Project Co-ordinator at Mona, University of the West Indies (Mona Campus)
Co-ordinator, University of the West Indies (Mona Campus)
Director, The University of the West Indies (UWI) (Mona Campus)
Professor Webber is the Marine Ecosystem Specialist. She is involved in the Biological assessment/identification of Sargassunspecies and types, Field Assessments and Training & Dissemination aspects of the project.
PDRA Biologist, University of the West Indies (Mona Campus)
Ms Ajani Bissick
GIS/Remote Sensing Specialist, University of the West Indies (Mona Campus)
Dr Kerrine Senior
Policy Specialist, University of the West Indies (Mona Campus)
Co-lead WP4, Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus
Dr. Cumberbatch has over 30 years professional experience in participatory research, environmental management, social impact assessment, social planning, heritage tourism management, meeting facilitation and training. She has also published several articles in the areas of environmental management, climate change, tourism, social planning and sustainable development.
Dr Hazel Oxonford
Co-Lead, University of West Indies (Cave Hill Campus)
PDRA for Hazel OxonfordUniversity of West Indies (Cave Hill Campus)
Project Co-ordinator at CERMES, University of West Indies (Cave Hill Campus)