Peter Mackelworth (Croatia)
Peter Mackelworth is a geographer and conservation biologist with expertise in the development of marine conservation policies and sustainable development in small island environments.
He is conservation director at the Blue World Institute of Marine Research and Conservation in Croatia and adjunct lecturer on the University of Primorska, Slovenia.
His research focusses on two main fields of interest; marine protected area governance and its potential to enable broader change in the host society; and, the legal, political and socio-economic process facilitating marine transboundary conservation, with particular interest in the use of soft law mechanisms to integrate with maritime spatial planning.
He has authored and co-authored over 50 peer reviewed journal papers and book chapters and recently edited the book ‘Marine Transboundary Conservation and Protected Areas’ published by Routledge, a full list of his publications can be found HERE