International Scientific Advisory Board (IWB)

Chair: Prof. Dr. Martin Visbeck, GEOMAR – Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research, Kiel, Germany

Deputy Chair: Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, Germany

Prof. Dr. J. Maarten Bavinck, Centre for Maritime Research, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Prof. Dr. Vanessa Hatje, Universidade Federal da Bahia (UFBA), Salvador, Brazil

Prof. Dr. Elizabeth Holland, University of the South Pacific, Suva, Fiji

Prof. Dr. Cath Lovelock, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Dr. David Pearton, Oceanographic Research Institute, Durban, South Africa

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Riegl, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

Supervisory Board

Chair: Kay Wenzel, Head of Department, University and Research, Senator for Science and Ports, Bremen, Germany

Deputy Chair: MinR’in Dr. Zage Kaculevski, Head of Department 724, "Marine, Coastal and Polar Research", Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Department Bonn, Germany

Monika Breuch-Moritz, President retirée Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency, Germany (BSH), Past Vice Chair IOC of UNESCO, Past IMO - Goodwill Maritime Ambassador

Albert Engel, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Dr. Bettina Hörstrup, Administrative Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)

Prof. Dr. Michal Kucera, Vice President for Research and Transfer, University of Bremen, Germany

Dr. Reinhard Loske, former Senator for the Environment, Construction, Transport and Europe of the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, former President of the Cusanus University of Applied Sciences and Professor for Sustainability and Social Design

Prof. Dr. Andreas Mulch, Director, Senckenberg Research Institute and Nature Museum, Frankfurt, Germany