Kelly Hoareau

Kelly Hoareau

Director of the James Michel Blue Economy Research Institute

Kelly is the Director of the James Michel Blue Economy Research Institute at the University of Seychelles where she is leading the establishment of the first academic environmental research hub in Seychelles. Prior to her current position, Kelly was the Head of Programme for Environmental Science, where she has managed the development and implementation of the first Environmental Science degree in Seychelles. The degree focuses on areas relating to Small Island Developing States, Marine and Fisheries Science, Climate Change Resilience and Tropical Biodiversity Conservation. During her four years at UniSey she has further developed her passion for collaboration, knowledge-sharing, capacity development, and strategic leadership. Prior to joining the University of Seychelles, she worked as an environmental consultant in the field of Contaminated Site Management as well as Impact Assessment and Risk Management.

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