The 2020 Cohort

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

The 2020 cohort includes eight 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

Environmental Policy Director in the Government of Panama and President of the Cobia 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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