Adel Heenan

Adel Heenan

Senior Manager, Data and Analysis

Brighton, UK

Adel is a Senior Manager within the Analysis cell, with a focus on technical analysis and capacity building within Asia-Pacific. Adel has over 15 years of experience, working as a Research Lecturer at the School of Ocean Sciences Bangor University, as a Red List and CITES Officer for the World Conservation Union Shark Specialist Group and as a researcher at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in the Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center. Her expertise lies in large scale ecosystem monitoring in the western central Pacific and capacity building for an ecosystem approach to fisheries management, particularly in South-East Asia. Adel has a MSc in Tropical Coastal Management (Newcastle), a PhD in marine conservation and behavior (Edinburgh) and is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.

Adel spends her down time on her bike, swimming in the sea, surfing and paddling.

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