Team

The people at AZTI are our main asset to achieve the goals that we have set. AZTI is committed to the people in the organisation and in the growth of its human team, which is a reflection of its strength. A human team of over 240 professionals makes possible the growth of the organisation.

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Xabier Irigoien Scientific Director AZTI - BoardEcosystem Approach to Management, Climate Change, Conservation of Marine Ecosystems, Molecular Ecology and Biotechnology. Website: Publications Tel: +34 671 700 217 Direction:Herrera Kaia, Portualdea z/g Pasaia Gipuzkoa 20110 Spain Latitude: 43.32547Longitude: -1.93014

Since 1994 successively worked in “Instituto de Ciencias del Mar” (CSIC, Barcelona), “Plymouth Marine Laboratory” (NERC, Plymouth) and “Southampton Oceanography Center” (NERC, Southampton) and AZTI from 2002 to 2011 before joining King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST) in 2011. Head of the Biological Oceanography & living resources section in the Marine Research Division of AZTI foundation from 2004 to 2011.and Director of the Red Sea Research Center in KAUST from 2011 to 2016. Member of the editorial council of Journal Plankton Research, editorial board of Scientific Data, associate editor in Marine Biology and Frontiers in Marine Ecology.