MISSION ATLANTIC brings together ocean experts from 33 partner organisations in ocean science, policy, and industry from 14 countries across four continents (Europe, Africa, North and South America).
The Executive Board is composed of the Coordinator, Project Office, nine Work Package leaders and deputies. The board is responsible for the planning, monitoring and delivery of the project’s work plan.
External to the project, the MISSION ATLANTIC Advisory Board comprises world-renowned researchers on integrated ecosystem assessment as well as industry representatives. The Advisory Board will provide feedback and recommendations to the Coordinator, Executive Board and General Assembly on the application of the project’s research results to achieve its objectives and maximise impact.
MISSION ATLANTIC's End-User Focus Group comprises industry experts from fisheries, aquaculture, and insurance, ecosystem managers, advisory groups, NGOs working to support blue growth. The EUG will provide feedback on the project’s outputs and support the transfer of IEA research into policy and management practices by regional end-users