BOARD OF DIRECTORS CHAIR: PROF. PAUL ARTHUR BERKMAN

Professor Berkman is an internationally-renown scientist, explorer, educator and author who has made significant contributions to polar science and policy [the sustainable development of our world] during the past three decades

He is the founder and sole-owner of EvREsearch LTD, Chief Executive of Digital Integration Technology Limited (DigIn) and Chair of the Foundation for the Good Governance of International Spaces. He was former Head of the Arctic Ocean Geopolitics Programme at the University of Cambridge and a Research Professor at the University of California Santa Barbara. He was a visiting professor at the University of California at the age of 24, after wintering in Antarctica on a SCUBA research expedition the previous year.

For his books, publications and many other contributions to society – he has received the: Antarctic Service Medal from the United States Congress; NASA Faculty Fellowship at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology; Byrd Fellowship at The Ohio State University; Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship at the National Institute of Polar Research in Japan; Erskine Fellowship in the Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury in New Zealand; and Fulbright Distinguished Scholarship at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.

Paul has a master’s degree and doctorate in biological oceanography from the University of Rhode Island, where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow. Paul is happily married with two daughters and cherishes time with family and friends. (back to board of directors)