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Megan Jensen
Technical Officer, Subdivision for Protective Measures, Marine Environment Division at IMO


Dr Megan Jensen joined the Marine Environment Division of the IMO Secretariat in January 2018, and holds the position of Technical Officer, Marine Biosafety, working on biosafety-related topics (ballast water management, anti-fouling systems and biofouling management). She is also the Technical Secretary for the GESAMP-BWWG, the expert group that reviews applications for ballast water management systems that make use of Active Substances. She holds a bachelor's degree in naval architecture and marine engineering from the University of Michigan, and a PhD in marine biology from Stanford University. Prior to joining IMO, she worked as a university researcher in marine biology, and has previous experience as a naval architect.