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Poussart, Jean-Nicolas

Consultant, Marine Spatial Analysis, Marine Programme

Phone: +46 768 716 719

Email: jean-nicolas@grida.no

Education/Background:

2002: MSc in Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis,
Lund University, Sweden
1994-1998: BEng (civil engineering) & BSc. studies in Physical Geography,
Université de Moncton and Université de Montréal, Canada.

Work experience:

2006-2009: Junior Professional Officer (JPO) for UNEP’s Caribbean Environment Programme (UNEP/CEP), based at the Regional Activity Centre for the Protocol concerning Pollution from Land-based Sources and Activities (LBS Protocol) in Havana, Cuba. Main duties: Coordinate the implementation of GIS to support the work and projects of CEP, increase awareness, promotion and ratification of the Cartagena Convention and LBS Protocol, and coordinate the hosting of technical consultations and meetings in the Wider Caribbean Region within the framework of the Assessment and Management of Environmental Pollution sub-programme.

2003-2006: GIS Teacher and External Relations Officer for Lund Univeristy Centre for Geographical Information Systems (GIS Centre), Lund, Sweden. Main duties: Develop course material/capacity building in GIS on and off campus, and coordinate the Centre’s international affairs.

2002-2003: Research Assistant at the Dept. of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis, Lund University, Sweden. Main duties: Modelling carbon sequestration and land cover changes in the Sahel, Africa.

Language skills: French (mother tongue), English, Swedish, Spanish