Martin Binachon is a policy analyst specialised in the polar and marine regions, particularly the Southern Ocean. He joined Europe Jacques Delors’ team in October 2023 to reinforce the global campaign calling for the creation of three marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean.
Previously, Martin worked in the French Ministry of the Ecological Transition and actively participated in the negotiations for a treaty on the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ), which was adopted in New York in March 2023. He also worked as an intern for the North Atlantic Marine Mammal Commission and conducted research in Greenland on the impacts of colonisation in the Avanersuaq region.
Martin holds a Master degree in Polar Law from the University of Akureyri and a Bachelor degree in Political Sciences from Sciences Po Bordeaux.
He is fluent in French and English, and speaks some Spanish and Danish.