The North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission


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Deputy Secretary

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Charlotte Winsnes

Tel: +47 91546430

Charlotte Winsnes main areas of responsibilities are hunting methods, the Joint NAMMCO Control Scheme, and NAMMCO finances and budgets.

Charlotte Winsnes is a native Norwegian originating from Oslo. She joined the Secretariat on a permanent basis in September 2000. Prior to this she had worked as an external consultant in connection with two major Conferences organised by NAMMCO in 1995 and 1997. 

Charlotte's academic background includes studies in Social Economics and Social Anthropology from the University of Bergen. After leaving the University she moved back to Oslo and worked as research coordinator for the Norwegian Research Council within the field of environment and development. In 1992 she moved to Tromsø to organise the joint 5th World Wilderness Congress and 1st Northern Forum Conference. Following a short period as adviser in  Akvaplan-niva she returned to the Research Council and worked as Programme Coordinator for the Norwegian National Committee on Polar Research until 1998.