The 2020 Cohort

Meet the inspirational ocean professionals selected as the inaugural 2020 cohort of the Edinburgh Ocean Leaders Programme.

The 2020 cohort includes six Ocean Leaders selected though a global nomination and international selection process.

Yolanda Sanchez

Developer of educational programmes in marine conservation and researcher of ocean literacy in Chile.

Shirley Binder

National Director of Protected Areas and Biodiversity at the Ministry of Environment in Panama and President of the Coiba National Park Board.

Hugo Tagholm

Environmentalist, award-winning campaigner, surfer, charity professional and a TEDx speaker.

Charlie Gough

Helps communities in Madagascar understand their conservation outcomes through monitoring and evaluation.

Adam Miller

Co-founder of an international charity that uses a village-led approach to coastal conservation.

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