Diane Esson

Science Manager

Diane Esson is a science manager at MARE-Madeira. Her role involves managing and communicating on-going marine research programs, securing sustainable sources of funding and coordinating the development of a deep sea research unit in Madeira. Diane has a PhD and MRes in Veterinary Medicine (University of Cambridge) and a BSc (Hons) in Biology (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). Before joining MARE-Madeira, she worked in the financial sector for six years, where she gained experience in business analytics, advised on sustainable investments and chaired a committee for environmental sponsorship.