Monday 1st and Tuesday 2nd November - World Leaders Summit
- Professor Steve Fletcher, Professor of Ocean Policy and Economy, and Director of the Sustainability and the Environment research theme -
Professor Fletcher is one of the top 10 most-cited scientists in the field of Marine Policy (Google Scholar), with more than 100 peer-reviewed publications and research reports, and his expertise in ocean conservation has been developed during 20 years of research and practice.
Professor Fletcher is Ocean Lead of the International Resource Panel by UN Environment, and was formerly Chief Strategy Officer for the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre. He continues to work extensively with the UN family of ocean and biodiversity conventions, governments, agencies, businesses, universities and a wider network of international conservation organisations.
Professor Fletcher also leads the University’s Revolution Plastics initiative – driving interdisciplinary research and innovation to solve challenges in areas as diverse as recycling, packaging and wastewater treatment.