Jack’s academic background comprises a BSc (Hons) in Marine Biology and Coastal Ecology from the University of Plymouth and an MSc in Marine Renewable Energy from ICIT, Heriot-Watt University. Jack also has extensive work experience including, but not limited to, logistics, project management, recreational and technical dive instruction, and environmental consultancy. His interests lie in combining various marine survey techniques and statistical modelling to elucidate extent ranges of blue carbon habitats and then evaluating these resources financially in carbon markets to ensure they are made relevant to planning, policy, and governance. Jack started his PhD in September 2019 with Heriot-Watt University and is funded through the UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) for The Scottish Universities Partnership for Environmental Research (SUPER) consortium's innovative Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP).
Project: Blue Carbon Audit of Orkney
Supervisors: Jo Porter, Michael Bell, John Baxter, Mary Spencer-Jones, Richard Bates, Gareth
Keywords: Blue Carbon, Ecological Economics, Climate Change, Marine Planning