International Marine Policy Manager and MSP expert at the Blue Cluster – De Blauwe Cluster VZW
As international marine policy manager, Marijn works for the Blue Cluster as strategic advisor and he contributes to several projects with a science-business-policy nexus. Being heavily involved in the development of the first legally binding Marine Spatial Plan (MSP) in Belgium (royal decree of 2014), he takes also the role as MSP-expert within the Blue Cluster. Trained as marine scientist (PhD), Marijn Rabaut is now creative in providing high-level added value in innovation projects, negotiation processes and policy advice. His work range is broad (from multi-use over coastal defence, ecosystem approach, renewable energy and MSP) which allows him to link issues as climate change, sustainable development, blue technologies and blue growth.