Jörn comes to ICES from Kiel University in Germany, where he has been the
group leader for the research group Marine Food Security at the Center for
Ocean and Society. He is a familiar face in ICES community, and has been actively involved with our work for nearly two decades. Most recently, he's been the German member of SCICOM and served as a Chair for the Strategic Initiative on the Human Dimension (SIHD).
Jörn began his three-year term as SCICOM Chair on 1 August 2020. We asked him about his thoughts on the new position and the organization.
Jörn Schmidt, new SCICOM Chair.