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Andrea Capurro

Professional affiliation

Chief of Program Staff, The Ocean Foundation; Advisor on Marine Protected Areas, Agenda Antártica

Full Biography

Andrea Capurro is the Chief of Program Staff of The Ocean Foundation and acts as an Advisor for Marine Protected Areas at Agenda Antártica. She played a key role in the Argentinean team that led to the proposal of a marine protected area (MPA) in the West Antarctic Peninsula, contributing to planning for trade-offs between conserving the ecological community and the needs of people, and continues to support the process led by Argentina and Chile at CCAMLR. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marine biology from the University of Buenos Aires and a master’s degree in environmental management from the Instituto Tecnológico Buenos Aires.