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Professor and Science Director, Stockholm Resilience Center

Henrik Österblom

Henrik Österblom is interested in ocean ecosystems and ways to improve stewardship of marine resources. His ongoing work focuses on the speed and role of science in society, global cooperation and altruism, and understanding cascading industry effects from novel sustainability approaches. Österblom is leading the Keystone Dialogues, a global co-production project including major private actors in global seafood, which has resulted in the establishment of the Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship (SeaBOS) initiative, aimed to transform global seafood towards more sustainable practices. He is principal investigator in Nereus – Predicting the Future Oceans Program, and member of the IMBER Human Dimension Working Group, the Future Earth Knowledge Action Network and the Seas of Norden Network.