Marianne Kettunen

Principal Policy Analyst and Co-lead of Global Challenges Work Stream


Phone: +44 (0) 207 340 2679

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Marianne joined IEEP in 2005. She has a Masters degree in ecology and she is specialised in issues related to conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity at EU and global level. Marianne’s areas of expertise include the of biodiversity and ecosystem services, socio-economic benefits of protected areas, financing biodiversity conservation (e.g. resource mobilisation for 2020 biodiversity targets, the benefits and costs of Natura 2000 Network) and the EU action on invasive alien species. She is interested in European and global biodiversity issues, with experience on diverse projects both within and outside the EU.

Marianne is also associated with the Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) as a visiting scientist and with the Finnish Environment Institute as a guest researcher.

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