Andrea White

Senior Science Advisor in the Ocean Decade Office
Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Andrea White

As a Senior Science Advisor in the Ocean Decade Office at Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Andi plays a leadership and coordination role for Canadian engagement in the UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development, as well as other international science initiatives.  Andi has a MSc in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry and nearly 20 years of federal government experience that includes conducting scientific research, providing science advice, and bridging the science-policy interface.  Andi is passionate about promoting gender equity in ocean science and creating opportunities to inspire youth and early career professionals to become the next generation of ocean leaders.