Sheila Heymans

European Marine Board

Executive Director

Sheila JJ Heymans is the Executive Director of the European Marine Board (EMB) and Professor in Ecosystem Modelling at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) in Scotland. Sheila is Co-Chair of the EOOS Steering Group, sits on the Ecopath Consortium Advisory Board, the Gender and Diversity Board of the EuroSea project, the External Advisory Board for EMBRsea, EuroFleetsPlus and the EU Blue Cloud project. As Executive Director she is the Lead Editor of all EMB documents. She has published more than 80 peer-reviewed publications on a variety of topics ranging from the ecosystem effects of climate change and fishing and indicators of ecosystem change.