Carl Gustaf Lundin
July 13, 2020
Expertise: marine protected areas, conservation of ecosystems and endangered marine species, sustainable fisheries management, climate change effects on marine resources, ocean governance, offshore marine energy, marine invasive species, polar issues, coastal livelihoods, coastal carbon sequestration, oil spills, marine industries, pollution, marine policy. As director of the IUCN’s Global Marine and Polar Programme, Carl Gustaf Lundin is responsible for the development and management of all aspects of IUCN’s marine conservation work, including the collaboration with marine and coastal-based industries. The Programme has more than 20 dedicated staff and a network of marine specialists throughout the world to assist in the implementation of global projects. Before joining IUCN, Mr Lundin worked as an Environmental Specialist at the World Bank in Washington for more than 12 years, with particular focus on coastal and marine management issues in the developing world. At both IUCN and the World Bank, Mr. Lundin has been a key contributor to projects, conferences and publications on coastal and marine conservation in more than 75 countries. He is also a board member of a number of environmental committees and foundations. Mr Lundin has a Bachelors degree in Biology and Chemistry from Uppsala University in his native Sweden, and a Licentiate in Philosophy, Natural Resources Management, from Stockholm University. In addition, he has conducted a range of graduate studies on international environment. Based at the IUCN’s Headquarters in Switzerland, he speaks English, Swedish, French, Spanish and German.