Dr. Gregory Crosby (USDA) steps down as Chair of GPNM after his three year tenure in this position.
This was announced by the GPNM Secretariat within UNEP-GPA. The position is taken over by Prof. R. Ramesh, Director of the National Centre for Sustainable Coastal Management in the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change of India. Prof. Ramesh, who has been associated with and supportive of the work of the GPNM since its inception back in 2009, has a term of 3 years commencing July 1st 2016.
Prof Ramesh's profile is posted on his agency's website at http://www.ncscm.res.in/cms/about-us/director.php.