Ms. Megan Tijssens, Junior Science Officer

Megan Tijssens holds a Master’s degree in biological science with a specialization in biodiversity, conservation and restoration and a bachelor's degree in pharmaceutical science. Before joining the EMODnet secretariat as intern with the function of Junior Support Officer in September 2022, Megan worked on diverse topics during her academic career including management of invasive aquatic species (decapods), influence of invasive species on the ecosystem as well as reintroduction and translocation of macrophytes. At the EMODnet Secretariat she will be supporting diverse tasks including team meetings and board meetings, logistics support for virtual events, maintaining social media and website, marketing, desktop studies, policy support services and research projects.