Core Areas of Expertise

I am available for contract work across the following thematic areas:

Marine Spatial Planning

Coastal Management and Climate Adaptation

Protected Area Management and Sustainable Regional Development

Metropolitan Governance and Urban-Rural Relations

Cross-border Cooperation and Spatial Planning

I have extensive experience of case study fieldwork in the following European countries:

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– Denmark

– Germany

– Ireland

– Northern Ireland / UK

– Netherlands

I have a wide network of research and practitioner contacts across Europe. I am an active member of the following organisations and networks:

Marine Spatial Research Network

Marine Social Science Research Network

Consortium of German Maritime Sciences: Social science and Humanities Strategy Group

Landscape Research Group (German branch: Arbeitskreis Landschaftsforschung)

– Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) Thematic Group on Transboundary Spaces, Policy Diffusion and Planning Cultures.

Vereinigung für Stadt-, Regional- und Landesplanung – (Professional Association for Urban and Regional Planning)