Program director of the Sustainable Seafood Program at Beijer Institute, senior researcher at Stockholm Resilience Centre and the Swedish International Biodiversity Programme (Swedbio).
A system and marine ecologist working with a broad range of sustainability and governance issues related to seafood and marine systems. Vast experience from a diversity of aquaculture systems and coastal and marine ecosystems and addressing sustainable seafood utilization out from a broader social-ecological perspective – embracing both equity and poverty aspects. Research involve a trans-disciplinary perspective on sustainable use of marine resources with impacts on marine conservation policies and aquaculture practices of today. A pioneer in contributing to global development of integrated aquaculture techniques and instrumental in FAOs work on the Ecosystem Approach to Aquaculture (EAA).
Advisor for a number of organizations and committees and has established strong links with a wide range of academic and non-academic organizations around the world. Recent work addresses the global food portfolio and the role seafood can play.