Christian Prip

Christian Prip is Senior Policy Analyst at the Fridtjof Nansens Institutt in Oslo, Norway, a consortium partner of the K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea. His research is particularly focused on international policy and law in relation to biodiversity and natural resources. His publications have been dealing with subjects such as implementation of international biodiversity commitments, access to genetic resources and sharing of benefits from their use, Arctic biodiversity governance and marine environmental protection. Before becoming a researcher, he served in the Danish Ministry of Environment as Chief International Adviser with special responsibility for international cooperation on biodiversity. From 2005-2007, he held the position as chairman of the Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice (SBSTTA) of the Convention on Biological Diversity.