Jacqueline McGlade is a leading marine biologist and environmental informatics professor. Her research focuses on the spatial and nonlinear dynamics of ecosystems, climate change and scenario development.
Jacqueline became Executive Director of the European Environment Agency in Copenhagen, Denmark on 01 June 2003 and has held that post since. Following this appointment, she took leave from her post as Professor of Environmental Informatics in the Department of Mathematics at University College London where her main areas of research included environmental technologies and the international politics of the environment and natural resources.
Jacqueline has worked extensively in North America, south-east Asia and west Africa; she has published more than 100 research papers, written popular articles, presented and appeared in many radio and television programmes, including her own BBC series the Ocean Planet and Learning from Nature.