Speakers & Facilitators

Amb. Kevin Blackstone

Amb. Kevin Blackstone

U.S. Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste

Workshop Speaker

Mr. Servacio Do Nascimento

Mr. Servacio Do Nascimento

Marine Project Coordinator, Conservation International (Timor Leste)

Workshop Speaker

Stephanie Rowbottom

Stephanie Rowbottom

Livelihoods Manager, Blue Ventures

Workshop Speaker

H.E. Acacio Guterres

H.E. Acacio Guterres

Director General for Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Timor-Leste

Workshop Speaker

Savin Mao

Savin Mao

Founding Member, Emerging Markets Investment Advisers (EMIA)

Workshop Speaker

Amanda Bensel

Amanda Bensel

Senior Program Officer, The Asia Foundation

Workshop Co-Facilitator

Madam Milena Rangel

Madam Milena Rangel

General Director for ASEAN Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation

Workshop Speaker

Dr. Karen Edyvane

Dr. Karen Edyvane

President, Assosiasaun Turizmu Maritima Timor-Leste (ATM-TL)

Workshop Speaker

Jemima Gomes

Jemima Gomes

Community Liaison Officer, Blue Ventures

Workshop Speaker

Mario Pereira

Mario Pereira

Country Representative and Senior Research Analyst, WorldFish Timor-Leste

Workshop Speaker

Goris Mustaqim

Goris Mustaqim

Director & Founder, Semut Nusantara

Workshop Speaker

Vivian Lim

Vivian Lim

Community Builder; Co-founder of Women In Asia; Lead Curator of TEDxSingapore

Workshop Digital Event Manager

Dr. Chaturangi Wickramaratne

Dr. Chaturangi Wickramaratne

Head of Science, Environmental Foundation Limited

Workshop Speaker

Dr. Mario Cabral

Dr. Mario Cabral

Lecturer/Professor, Universidade Nacional Timor-Lorosa'e (UNTL), Department of Fisheries & Marine Science

Workshop Speaker

Dedy Martins

Dedy Martins

Conservation Coordinator, Blue Ventures

Workshop Speaker

Voltaire Tupaz

Voltaire Tupaz

Multimedia Journalist

Workshop Speaker

Dr. Ma. Laurice Jamero

Dr. Ma. Laurice Jamero

Head, Resilience Lab, Manila Observatory

Workshop Co-Facilitator