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Tiago Garcia
Science and Communication Officer

Tiago joined EurOcean in September 2016 as a Science and Communication Officer. His role deals with the implementation of European projects, such as MARINA, CatRIS and Aqua-LIT, the communication and outreach of the foundation, and the development of the Knowledge Gate.

Tiago began a research career on coastal dynamics, coastal hazards and coastal zone management in 2001 at the University of Algarve in Faro, Portugal. After a brief experience on regional environmental management at governmental level, in 2009, he entered the private sector by joining a coastal engineering consultancy based in Barcelona, Spain. His engagement to science communication got a decisive push after joining the Portuguese National Laboratory for Civil Engineering, in 2015.

Tiago has a degree in Environmental Engineering (specialization in Coastal Zone Management) and an MSc in Marine and Coastal Sciences.