Minna Epps

Head, IUCN Ocean, Centre for Conservation Action - IUCN

Minna Epps is the Director of IUCN Ocean team overseeing the operations and development of the programme by seeking new strategic partnerships. She is very engaged in the Global Ocean Agenda participating in various management groups, boards and high-level networks. Minna has over 20 years of experience in international environmental work primarily in the marine field, with everything from fieldwork in Madagascar to policy work in Geneva.She brings experience from the Marine Stewardship Council, European Commission, UNEP, WTO, and conservation NGOs. Minna is a marine biologist with studies from Imperial College, Rhode Island School of Oceanography and UC Berkeley.