Dr. Renuka Badhe currently serves as the Executive Secretary of the European Polar Board, and is based in the Netherlands. Her background is in economics and public policy, and she holds a PhD on southern ocean phytoplankton physiology. Renuka has worked with a range international organisations on various aspects of polar science, policy and/or strategy development. Her current responsibilities include serving as a Chair of EU-PolarNet project’s External Expert Advisory Board, and service on many national and international committees. She is particularly interested in promoting polar research to a wide audience using a variety of traditional and non-traditional communication tools, and projects looking at the interface between governance, science, and policy in the polar regions.
Research projects / interests:
- European polar community
- Polar governance
- Polar science
- Polar policy
- Interface between governance, science, and policy in the polar region
Keywords: Polar Policy, Science/Policy interface, Polar Governance, Europe, Arctic, Antarctic