Boards, commissions and committees



External Scientific Advisory Board

The task of the External Scientific Advisory Board is to assess and evaluate the institute’s activities and help to develop and improve ICM’s strategic planning. The Board is formed by the following researchers:

Michel J Kaiser
Heriot-Watt University, Scotland

Isabel Cacho
Universitat de Barcelona, Spain

Philippe Cury
French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development, France

Aida Alvera
University of Liège, Belgium

Francesco Chiocci
Università "Sapienza" Roma, Italy

Karen Heywood
University of East Anglia, UK

Thomas Kiørboe
Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

Ingrid Obernosterer
Laboratoire d'Océanographie Microbienne, France

Deborah Power
CCMAR, Universidade do Algarve, Portugal

Satish Singh
Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France

Social Board

The Social Board aims to advise the ICM in order to strengthen its links with society. The members of the Social Board are people directly or indirectly related to the world of scientific culture with a special interest in marine and climatic issues. The actual Board is formed by:

Judit Carrera Escudé
Director of Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB)

Marc García López
Doctor in Marine Sciences, former university professor, with
experience in various management positions within the City Council and
metropolitan area of ​​Barcelona

Joan Guitart Roy
Captain of the Merchant Navy, former director of the Port Olímpic de
Barcelona, ​​former captain of Sirius and Greenpace Rainbow Warrior

Anna Omedes Regás
Director of the Consortium Museu de Ciències Naturals

María José Peretó García
Director Regional Catalunya and Director of Aquàrium Barcelona, ASPRO OCIO

Adolfo Romagosa Rocamora
Businessman, former Manager of Port Vell (Barcelona Port Authority)

Jaume Vilalta Casas
Journalist and Sience Communicator, Professor at Pompeu Fabra University

Esther Zamora Caparrós
Coordinator of the Community Initiative Proa a la Mar, Mentor of El Far Consortium

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