Program Officer, Latin America
Alejandro has worked with various interdisciplinary teams on diverse marine projects in Argentina. Focused on the sustainable use of the living, non-living and marine genetic resources of Patagonia, his work has included the adoption of new fisheries legislation, putting in place an integrated coastal zone management, ensuring UNESCO status for the Valdés Peninsula, as well as monitoring marine protected areas against IUU fishing. Alejandro has an LL.M on the Law of the Sea and maritime affairs from the University of Western Brittany (Brest, France) and a PhD from the University of Buenos Aires on the legal regime of the living resources of the deep seabed. He is a Professor at the National Technological University (Puerto Madryn, Argentina), musician and practitioner of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.