Kaela Slavik

Science Officer, Paris Global HubFuture Earth

Kaela is passionate about bridging the gap between science and policy.  She has previously worked in Laos on Water-Energy-Food Nexus challenges in a transboundary basin of the Mekong River with the International Water Management Institute. She also worked in Australia, advocating for the scientific basis for marine protected areas to policy-makers for the Ocean Science Council of Australia.  he wrote her Master’s thesis in collaboration with the Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht on the impact of offshore windfarms on pelagic primary production.

Kaela has a BSc in Environmental Science and Marine Science from the University of Western Australia, for which she spent one year abroad at McGill University, Canada, and an Erasmus Mundus Master of Environmental Science, Policy and Management (MESPOM). She speaks English, French and Danish.