Ingrid Giskes

Director of the Global Ghost Gear Initiative at the Ocean Conservancy

Ingrid Giskes is a passionate advocate on social justice, animal welfare, and environmental issues (especially oceans) with a background in policy, external affairs and stakeholder engagement. Expert networker and lobbyist who thrives in a diverse global team environment, building strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders working holistically to create sustainable solutions for pressing issues.

Specialties are designing and implementing campaign, lobby and engagement strategies for governments, government bodies, multilaterals, funding bodies and fellow NGOs, providing sound analysis, research and advice in stakeholder mapping, approach and engagement, project management, as well as producing legislative submissions and policy pieces. Belgian, Dutch and American nationalities and permanent residency in Australia.