Research and developments in the macroalgal sector. Developing new opportunities in an emerging economy, focusing on ecological and environmental sustainability, with rapid expansion. The emerging interest in blue carbon and the role that seaweed must play in bioremediation and the rebalancing of a delicate environment, affected by eutrophication and other human outputs. Seaweed also contributes to dynamic ecosystems, reutilising decommissioned or underutilised areas, and ecosystem services.
Enterprise / consultancy experience
I have three years’ experience in early years education, including the development of curriculums, delivery of courses, teaching training, and professional development.
In the seaweed sector, I have an extensive network of stakeholders and industry professionals across the world, as well as experience working closely with the industry in both the UK and Sweden. I also have a working knowledge of industry, research, and up-to-date developments in the sector.
The Seaweed Academy
I am a member of the British Phycological Society
Relevant employment history
Since Oct 2021: Seaweed Academy Coordinator, SAMS Enterprise
Mar-Sep 2021: Science, Seaweed, and Sales. Mara Seaweed
2015-16: Education Coordinator. ABC Pathways
2013-15: English Classroom Teacher. ABC Pathways
2019 MA Global Environmental History. Uppsala University
2013 BSc Management Science. University of Kent