About us

Established in 2017 as a spin-off from Seascape Consultants Ltd, Seascape Belgium provides high-level advice and sustainable solutions for key stakeholders in the rapidly developing blue economy, including from maritime industry, policymakers, regulatory bodies and civil society. Our team consists of marine science, data and policy experts providing services related to policy advice, research project management and communication, organization of workshops and conferences and stakeholder facilitation. Seascape Belgium specialists have expertise in the fields of ocean governance, maritime spatial planning, oceanography, marine biodiversity, data management and GIS, marine biotechnology, seafloor geology and ocean literacy. Programme management is a key part of our portfolio with our senior partners enjoying well-established and productive relationships with stakeholders across the EU and internationally.

Seascape Belgium staff currently coordinate the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet) as well as the development of the European Atlas of the Seas (EAS). Seascape Belgium is also a supporting partner in the Horizon 2020 projects SOPHIE gathering support for European Oceans and Human Health (OHH) research, INMARE on biodiscovery of marine enzymes for industrial applications, and ATLAS which involves a trans-Atlantic assessment and deep-water ecosystem-based spatial management plan for Europe.

Seascape Belgium Experts

 

Jan-Bart Calewaert graduated as a bio-engineer in cellular and genetic biotechnology from ...

Kate Larkin holds a BSc in Natural Sciences and a PhD (2006) in marine science from the University of Southampton...

Pascal Derycke obtained a PhD in Science at the University of Metz (France) in the field of physics in 1996.

Nathalie Tonné holds a MSc and a PhD in Biological Sciences from the Free University of Brussels (VUB).

Andrée-Anne Marsan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and a ...

Tim Collart is trained as a marine geologist at the University of Ghent.

Professor David Johnson trained as a physical geographer and completed an MSc in Recreational Land Management (...

Professor Phil Weaver trained as a geologist and completed a PhD in micropalaeontology in 1978.  He joined the...

Dr Vikki Gunn trained as a geologist and completed her PhD in mining geology and petrology at the University of...

Oonagh McMeel holds a BSc in genetics and a PhD in molecular phylogenetics from Queen’s University Belfast.

Marijn Rabaut is trained as a marine biologist/scientist at the University of Ghent and holds a PhD in Science from...