Jean-Baptiste Jouffray

PhD candidate

Jean-Baptiste Jouffray is a joint PhD candidate of the Global Economic Dynamics and Biosphere programme (GEDB) at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences and Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University. He has a background in natural science with an undergraduate degree in Biology of Organisms, Populations and Ecosystems from University Paul-Sabatier (France) and an MSc in Ecology from Stockholm University.Jean-Baptiste is interested in the interlinked social, economic and ecological challenges that shape the new global ocean context and its resilience in the Anthropocene; ranging from the Hawaiian archipelago and indicators for effective coral reef management, to the seafood industry at a global scale and the role of transnational corporations. He has also started to investigate the role of the financial sector and whether there could be entry points for sustainability considerations into seafood financial decisions.


Selected publications:

Transnational corporations and the challenge of biosphere stewardship

Parsing human and biophysical drivers of coral reef regimes

Emergence of a global science – business initiative for ocean stewardship