Who we are

people behind the DOSI project

DOSI Executive

Lisa Levin

(Scripps Institution of Oceanography, USA)

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Elva Escobar

(Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México)

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Maria Baker

(University of Southampton, National Oceanography Centre, UK)

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Kristina Gjerde

(International Union for Conservation of Nature, USA)

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Harriet Harden-Davies

(University of Wollongong, Australia)

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DOSI Advisory Board (May 2018 – May 2020)

Angelo Fraga Bernardino

(Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brazil)

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Angelika Brandt

(Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum, Germany & Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Germany)

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Suzanne Garrett

(Consortium for Ocean Leadership, USA)

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Andrey Gebruk

(P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology, Russia)

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Judith Gobin

(University of the West Indies, Trinidad & Tobago)

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Aline Jaeckel

(UNSW Law, University of New South Wales, Australia)

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Rose Lesley Kautoke

(Government of the Kingdom of Tonga, Tonga)

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Alan Leonardi

(NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration & Research, USA)

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Anna Metaxas

(Dalhousie University, Canada)

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Brennan Phillips

(University of Rhode Island, USA)

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Pei-Yuan Qian

(Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)

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Eva Ramirez-Llodra

(NIVA, Norway & REV Ocean, Norway)

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Ashley Rowden

(National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research, New Zealand)

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Yoshihisa Shirayama

(Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC), Japan)

Torsten Thiele

(LSE Institute of Global Affairs, London & Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, Germany & Global Ocean Trust founder)

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DOSI Topic Working Groups and Leads


(Harriet Harden-Davies,Paul Snelgrove – Memorial University, Canada, Jeff Marlow – Harvard, USA) 

Deep-Sea Minerals

(Diva Amon– Natural History Museum London, UK & Sabine Gollner – NIOZ, Netherlands) 

Climate Change

(Moriaki Yasuhara– University of Hong Kong  & Lisa Levin – Scripps, USA) 

Oil and Gas

(Erik Cordes – Temple University, USA & Daniel Jones – NOC, UK) 

Deep-Ocean Fisheries

(Lissette Victorero – Norwegian Institute for Water Research / University of Aveiro, Portugal & Matthew Gianni – DSCC, Netherlands) 

Marine Genetic Resources

(Elva Escobar Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Marcel Jaspers – University of Aberdeen, UK & Muriel Rabone – Natural History Museum) 

Deep-Sea Tailings Disposal 

(Sandra Brooke – Florida State University, USA & Renee Grogan – Environmental Consultant, Australia) 

New Technologies

(Dhugal Lindsay – Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, Japan) 

Decade of Deep-Ocean Science

(Ana Hilario – University of Aveiro, Portugal & Kerry Howell, University of Plymouth, UK) 

Pollution & Debris

(Lucy Woodall – University of Oxford, UK, Nelia Mestre – University of Algarve, Portugal & Sanae Chiba – JAMSTEC)