Luise von Pogrell joined the Ocean Governance team at the IASS in April 2018. Her primary area of focus is the principle of the common heritage of (hu)mankind in the context of deep-seabed mining in international waters. She also provides support to the BMU as it negotiates a new international legally binding instrument under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biodiversity in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ).
Luise previously completed an M.Sc. in "Global Change Geography" at Humboldt University Berlin.