The 2023 Cohort

Meet the inspirational ocean professionals selected for the 2023 cohort of the Edinburgh Ocean Leaders Programme.

Barkha Mossaë

Pan-African advocate for the blue economy, Blue Economy Advisor to the African Union Commission

Alifa Bintha Haque

Marine biologist focused on sustainable fisheries and conserving sharks and rays in the Bay of Bengal

Timothy Bouley

Biotechnology entrepreneur, founder and CEO of life sciences company, BioFeyn Inc, USA

Alexis Grosskopf

Ocean entrepreneur; Founder and CEO of ocean-impact accelerator, OceanHub Africa

Jhorace Tupas

Senior Ecosystems Management Specialist, Department of Environment and Natural Resources -Biodiversity Management Bureau, Philippines

João Canning-Clode

Marine ecologist and founder and coordinator of Marine and Environmental Sciences Centre, MARE-Madeira, ARDITI, Portugal

Willys Osore

MPA Manager at Kenya Wildlife Service, officer in charge of Kiunga Marine Biosphere Reserve

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