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(Virtual) Ocean Connector with Claire Jolly from OECD

September 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us in welcoming Claire Jolly, Head of Unit, Innovation Policies for Space and the Ocean (IPSO) at OECD to this month’s Ocean Connector. Moderated by Dr. Peter Nicholson, Claire will discuss the need for an integrated policy approach and the future of the ocean economy.



About the speakers:

Claire Jolly

Head of Unit, Innovation Policies for Space and the Ocean (IPSO) at OECD – OCDE,

Claire is Head of Unit in the OECD Innovation Policies for Space and the Ocean (IPSO). She is in charge of the OECD research and analysis on the economics and innovation dimensions of new ocean industries (the STI Ocean Economy Group) and the space sector (the OECD Space Forum). She has +20 years’ experience in international business and policy analysis, having advised governments, public and private organizations in science, technology and innovation policies, aerospace, energy and defence in Europe and North America, before joining the OECD.


Peter Nicholson

Chair, Board of Directors at Canadian Institute for Climate Choices

Peter’s varied career of more than 45 years has included positions in academia, business, government and the non-profit sector. His business career included an executive position in the Atlantic fishing industry after which he was a key member of the federal government’s task force that led to the significant restructuring of the corporate sector of the industry in the mid-1980s. In 2002-03 he was Special Advisor to the Secretary-General of the OECD and from 2003 to 2006 was the Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy in the Office of the Prime Minister of Canada. Between 2006 and 2010 Dr. Nicholson was Founding President of the Council of Canadian Academies. He is currently semi-retired, serving as Chair of the Board of the Canadian Institute for Climate Choices, and writing and speaking principally on science and technology policy and the economics of innovation.


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