Doctoral defence in Environment and Natural Resources

Tom Barry will defend his doctoral dissertation at the University of Iceland on January 27, 2021. The dissertation is entitled The Arctic Council An Agent of Change?

Tom is a geographer with a B.A. in Geography and Archaeology; and a Masters in Geography from the University College Cork, Ireland. Tom is the Executive Secretary for the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF), the biodiversity working group of the Arctic Council, based in Akureyri. Tom has a broad range of experience at national and international levels dealing with strategic planning and organizational development. Tom works with a diverse range of stakeholders from across the Arctic to ensure that biodiversity conservation remains a priority for audiences working in Arctic policy and in multilateral global environmental agreement settings.

The ceremony will be streamed. See more information here.