Dr Majbritt Bolton-Warberg is Blue Bioeconomy Programme Manager at the Marine Institute in Ireland. She has 17 years’ experience in marine research topics ranging from aquatic toxicology to aquaculture. In her current role as a Programme Manager in the Policy, Innovation and Research Support (PIRS) Service Group, she has responsibility for designing and implementing a national support and coordination function for the blue bioeconomy sector. This includes engaging with Higher Education Institute, Public Research Bodies, industry, and researchers to promote, raise awareness of and deliver R&I projects focusing on strengthening Ireland’s competitiveness in this area.
In addition to this national role, Majbritt has responsibility in a number of international initiatives including the BlueBio ERA-Net Cofund, the Sustainable Blue Economy Partnership and a JPI Oceans Joint Action in Blue Carbon.