Salvatore Aricò

Salvatore Aricò is Senior Advisor to the ISC CEO and President

Salvatore served the United Nations (the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, the Convention on Biological Diversity, the UN Educational, Scientific and Educational Organization, the United Nations University) for more than 25 years. In doing so, he specialized in the science-policy interface in relation to the oceans, biodiversity and climate change, and directed programmes related to building and monitoring capacity in science. Aware of the importance of staying in touch with the active scientific community, he has maintained academic affiliations in the Americas, Asia and Europe, publishing, and tutoring MSc and PhD students. At the ISC his experience contributes to strategy development and the streamlining of operations to ensure that the Council’s work is effective and impactful.



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