Reinhold Hanel

Head, Thünen-Institute of Fisheries Ecology in Bremerhaven, Germany

reinhold Hanel

Prof. Reinhold Hanel is head of the Thünen-Institute of Fisheries Ecology in Bremerhaven, Germany, since 2008. He received a Ph.D. in Marine Ecology from Innsbruck University in 2001, was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Physiological Chemistry of the University of Würzburg and Junior Professor for Fisheries Biology at the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences at Kiel University. He is Associate Professor at Kiel University, 1st Vice President of the European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Committee (EIFAAC) of the FAO, German Delegate to the FAO Committee on Fisheries (COFI), the FAO COFI Subcommittee on Aquaculture and German representative on the EIFAAC/ICES/GFCM Working Group on Eels (WGEEL).

Hanel’s research centers on changes in ecosystem structure and function and their impacts on the management of living aquatic resources. Management concepts change to protection strategies when it comes to preserving sensitive migratory fish species or safeguarding sensitive aquatic genetic diversity. His research includes different applied fisheries and aquaculture-related topics as well basic science studies on the ecological, morphological, behavioral and genetic diversity of fishes and aquatic invertebrates.

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Zaidy Afrin

UN Fellow of Government of Grenada´s Blue Innovation Institute & Ph.D. Candidate at World Maritime University (WMU), Sweden

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Vera Agostini

Deputy Director, Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy

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Kristal Ambrose

Founder and Director, Bahamas Plastic Movement; Ph.D. Candidate, World Maritime University (WMU), Sweden

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Steven Bograd

Supervisory Research Oceanographer, NOAA Southwest Fisheries Science Center, Institute of Marine Sciences (UCSC), USA

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Jens Brandenburg

Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany

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Adam Ceesay

Programme Manager, Wetlands International Africa (WIACO), Dakar, Senegal

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Guillermo Ortuño Crespo

Doctor and Postdoctoral Researcher, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden

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Reinhold Hanel

Head, Thünen-Institute of Fisheries Ecology in Bremerhaven, Germany

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Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted

Global Lead, Nutrition and Public Health, WorldFish, Malaysia

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Nina Jensen

CEO, REV Ocean, Norway

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Jorge Arturo Jiménez

Director General, MarViva Foundation for Costa Rica, Panama and Colombia

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Anna Jöborn

CEO, Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Sweden

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Monika Jones

International TV and Conference Host, Germany

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Isabella Lövin

Chair, Stockholm Environment Institute & Co-chair, Friends of Ocean Action & Author, Sweden

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Ingrid Lomelde

Vice President Sustainability, Aker Offshore Wind, Norway 

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Carolyn Lundquist

Associate Professor at University of Auckland, National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), New Zealand

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Flower E. Msuya

 Senior Researcher, Founder & Chairperson, Zanzibar Seaweed Cluster Initiative, Tanzania

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Christian Müller

Head of marine resource exploration, German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources (BGR), Germany 

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Christiana Naana Sam

Fish Biologist, Teaching Assistant, University of Bergen, Norway

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Alexis Papathanassis

Professor for Cruise Tourism Management, the Bremerhaven University of Applied Sciences, Germany

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Kemal Pinarbasi

Project Researcher, HELCOM Secretariat, Finland 

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Angelique Pouponneau

Policy Adviser to the Chair of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS), Seychelles

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Michele Quesada da Silva

Marine Spatial Planning Consultant, IOC-UNESCO, France 

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Vladimir Ryabinin

Executive Secretary, the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, France

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Jörn Schmidt

Chair of Science Committee, International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), Denmark

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Merete Tandstad

EAF-Nansen Programme Coordinator, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Italy