G7 Future of Seas and Oceans Initiative

focal pointS

Canada

(CO-CHAIR 2024)
G7 FSOI FOCAL POINT
Andrew Stewart

Department for Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)
GOOS FOCAL POINT Keith Lennon Department for Fisheries and Oceans (DFO)

France

G7 FSOI FOCAL POINT
Alain Lagrange

Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation
GOOS FOCAL POINT
Pierre-Yves Le Traon
IFREMER / Mercator Ocean International

Germany

G7 FSOI FOCAL POINT
Jella Kandziora

German Marine Research Consortium, KDM
GOOS FOCAL POINT
Manfred Zeiler

Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (BSH)

Italy

(CO-CHAIR 2024)

G7 FSOI FOCAL POINT 
Giorgio Carpino

Ministry of Universities and Research (MUR)               
GOOS FOCAL POINT         
Rosalia Santoleri                National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Institute of Marine Science

Japan

G7 FSOI FOCAL POINT
Gen Totani 
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
GOOS FOCAL POINT
Naotaka Hiraishi 
Japan Meteorological Agency

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

G7 FSOI FOCAL POINT
Caroline Culshaw

Dept. Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
GOOS NATIONAL FOCAL POINT
Penny Holiday
National Oceanography Centre, Southampton

United States

G7 FSOI FOCAL POINT
Stacy Aguilera-Peterson

National Science Foundation (NSF)
GOOS NATIONAL FOCAL POINT
Laura Lorenzoni

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

European Union

G7 FSOI FOCAL POINT
Nicolas Segebarth

European Commission Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (RTD)

ObserVERs: global ocean observing system

Toste Tanhua, co-chair, GEOMAR, Germany
Anya Waite, co-chair, Dalhousie University, Canada
Joanna Post, GOOS Project Office, IOC-UNESCO