Torsten Thiele

Senior Advisor, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) and Global Ocean Trust
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Mr. Thiele applies his expertise in project and infrastructure finance to the development of ocean finance mechanisms to deliver a sustainable blue economy based on equitable ocean governance. Mr. Thiele is a Senior Advisor to the IUCN Blue Natural Capital Financing Facility and consults with the EU, UN agencies and others. As Member of the Steering Committee of CPIC, the Scientific Committee of the Ocean-Climate Platform and of the Advisory Board of the Deep Ocean Stewardship Initiative, among others, he contributes to ocean finance thought leadership globally.