Professor Nicholas JP Owens CBiol MemMBA FSB FRGS

Professor Nick Owens is marine scientist with considerable experience of leadership of complex organisations engaged in research, commercial income generation and education in environmental science.

He has led transformational change programmes in the public sector, including the introduction of new funding models, staff restructuring and cultural change. Prof Owens is an experienced CEO and accounting officer for budgets up to ~£55m pa and ~500+ staff in organisations with multiple stakeholders, including government departments.

He is inspired by, and enjoy inspiring others about the wonders of the natural world and is committed to public service and the standards expected of the ‘Seven Principles of Public