Claire Armstrong is
Professor in Resource Economics and Management at the Norwegian College of Fishery Science, UiT The Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø. Her expertise is in bioeconomic modeling and ecosystem services.
Emma Johnston is Dean of Science and Professor of Marine Ecology and Ecotoxicology at UNSW Sydney. She investigates the ways in which human activities impact coastal ecosystems, from the tropics to the poles.
Elvira Poloczanska is the Science Advisor to the Co-Chairs and Technical Support Unit of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and is a Senior Scientist at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany. Her research focus is on the vulnerability, impacts and risks of and adaptation to climate variability and climate change for species and ecosystems, and the human populations and industries that depend on them.
Tom Webb is a lecturer in Marine Ecology and Conservation at the University of Sheffield. He is a marine macroecologist, aiming to understand what drives large-scale variation in marine diversity in time and space.
Ken Whelan is an Adjunct Professor in University College Dublin and Research Director of the Atlantic Salmon Trust. He has a wide experience in the fields of fisheries science, stock dynamics of Atlantic salmon and sea trout, climate change impacts on migratory fish stocks and science communications.