Glenn Nolan currently works as Secretary General of the European Global Ocean Observing System (EuroGOOS AISBL) based in Brussels, Belgium. He leads EuroGOOS in delivering the 2015-2020 strategic plan to promote, cooperate, co-produce and sustain Europe’s Ocean Observing System. EuroGOOS is an international non-profit organisation with 41 members in19 countries charged with promoting and developing operational oceanography as Europe’s contribution to the Global Ocean Observing System.
Previously Glenn was responsible for the delivery of oceanographic products and services to the Irish government and marine sectors including maritime safety, environment and fisheries, wave energy and smart technologies at the Marine Institute, Galway, Ireland, leading a multi-disciplinary team of scientists, modelllers, technicians and administrators to leverage Ireland’s oceanographic potential.
Glenn is currently a member of various advisory bodies including the GOOS steering committee, Copernicus Marine Service (CMEMS) advisory committee, Euro-Argo advisory board, EC GEO high level working group and the EC Atlantic Seabed mapping International Working Group.