Daniel Kachelriess

Born and raised in Germany, Daniel has over a decade of experience advancing marine conservation in different multilateral fora, including the negotiations of the High Seas Treaty (BBNJ) Agreement as part of the High Seas Alliance and IUCN delegations. His previous roles included serving as Marine Species Officer at the CITES Secretariat and Senior Policy Specialist, and later Executive Director, of Sea Shepherd Legal, a non-profit law firm. He is a member of the World Commission on Environmental Law, Ocean Law Specialist Group. Daniel co-leads and coordinates engagement on cross-cutting issues of the High Seas Treaty for the High Seas Alliance.