About
Who we are and what we do
Ruth Higgins
Science Officer

Email: ruth.higgins@eurocean.org
Phone: (+351) 21 392 44 97

Ruth has been working in the marine field for over 15 years. She joined EurOcean in 2014 as a Science Officer. Ruth is currently responsible for EurOcean´s contribution to the RISC-KIT project, as well as supporting the Professor Mário Ruivo prize activities and financial and administration issues.

Ruth previously worked as a researcher and project manager in fisheries and conservation studies. She has been involved in various international projects including Sea for Society (FP7), EMPAFISH (FP6), and CODTRACE (FP5). She is passionate about science communication and contributes as a member of the editorial secretariat to the scientific journal, Arquipélago – Life and Marine Sciences.

Ruth holds a degree in Zoology and a PhD in Marine Ecology.