Adolfo Uriarte

Director of Natural Heritage and Climate Change. Basque Government

Natural Heritage and Climate Change Director – Ministry of Economic Development, Sustainability and the Environment. Basque Government.

Graduated in Geology from the University of the Basque Country (Spain), MSc. and PhD in Oceanography from Southampton University (United Kingdom).
Adolfo has led and participated in numerous national and international projects in the specialisation of sedimentology and morphodynamics.
He is the author many national and international technical publications, along with a large number of technical reports and presentations at international conferences.

He is a member of the Basque Government’s Basque Environmental Advisory Council, of the Committee of Experts of the UNESCO Chair for the Urdaibai Reserve, and a permanent member of the Management Board of the Spanish Conference of Port and Coastal Engineers.

In Europe, he is a member of the European Fishery Technology Platform and of the European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform.