Mirella von Lindenfels

Director and Co-Founder of Communications Inc and the International Programme on the State of the Ocean (IPSO), Mirella has nearly 35 years’ experience of communications and campaign work in the NGO sector, including senior positions with Greenpeace and Amnesty International.IPSO was created to bring together science and communications to increase our collective understanding of the role of the ocean at an Earth System level. IPSO’s ‘state of the ocean’ reports have changed the way cumulative ocean stressors are understood and the urgency with which they are viewed. Communications Inc specializes in working with NGOs providing strategic development through to delivery and additionally develops marine strategies, programmes of work and projects for funders. Mirella also helped to create the High Seas Alliance, is active on the steering group of several ocean coalitions a member of the Gulbenkian Marine CoLABoration and a visiting lecturer in NGO communications and campaigning.