Christopher McDougall is the team´s Project Leader. Most recently he has been working as Principal Technical Advisor and Mid Term Reviewer for a GBP 23 million UK government programme to support small island developing states in developing their maritime economies. He has worked as Team Leader of a team of environmental experts undertaking an initial environmental baseline assessment for the development of St. Lucia’s airport. He has also worked for several years as Project Lead for the Facility for EuroMed dialogue and exchange of best practices for Integrated Maritime Policy / Blue Economy, where he oversaw technical inputs and assured deliverables. He has a long track record in environmental impact assessment, and Integrated Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning.