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ndrew Hume is currently Director, WWF GEF Agency and has worked for WWF

based in Washington, D.C. since 2013. Andrew comes from a marine science research background, having participated in multiple scientific research cruises and field campaigns around the globe during his undergraduate and graduate studies in Environmental Science at the University of Virginia and as a research assistant at the Scottish Association for Marine Science in Oban, Scotland. The main focus of his research centered on observing impacts of physical forcing and hydrodynamics on biogeochemical cycling in benthic marine

environments. Some of hiswork is published in peer-reviewed journals. More recently, Andrew has worked in marine conservation and policy with the Office of International Affairs at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Marine Ecosystem Services Program at Forest Trends. Prior to his current position at WWF, Andrew was an International Waters Specialist at the Global Environment Facility (GEF) as part of the World Bank Junior Professional Associate Program. Andrew has also consulted for multiple United Nations agencies with GEF project design.

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