Talk: "Marine programme of the Wildlife Conservation Society" - BNSS

Event date: 23rd March 2021 at: 7.30pm by Zoom

Speaker: Dr Simon Cripps

Simon has over 30 years of experience in marine conservation having worked in a range of positions from field scientist to CEO. He is a career oceanographer with a Masters in Oceanography from Southampton and PhD in Aquaculture Engineering from Heriot Watt. Simon is the Executive Director of Marine Conservation for the Wildlife Conservation Society, a 4,000 staff NGO based in New York and with programs in over 60 countries around the world. Simon is responsible for WCS’s Global Marine Program conducting science-based conservation focusing on marine protected areas, coral reefs, coastal fisheries, sharks & rays and whales & dolphins.

NB. Not members wishing to join the meeting should email zoom@bnss.org.uk giving their name before noon on 23rd March and they will receive a link prior to the talk. Those new to Zoom can find more information at: http://staging.bnss.org.uk/events/zoom-events/