Neumann, Christian Project Manager, Marine Ecology/Biology, Marine ProgrammePhone:
Before joining GRID-Arendal in 2011, Christian has been with WWF Germany for seven years. Advocating for Marine Protected Areas in European waters and in the High Seas, he has worked on the development and implementation of marine conservation policy. He also has worked on the certification of sustainable seafood.
Christian's academic background is in Marine Ecology. He has graduated from the Centre of Marine Tropical Ecology and the University of Bremen, Germany. For his master thesis, he described biological and socio-economic characteristics of the fishery in Kirinda, Sri Lanka, where he spent a field semester measuring some 6000+ herring.