Simon Berrow

Chief Executive Officer

Simon Berrow is Chief Science Officer and Acting CEO of the IWDG. He is a founder member of the IWDG and has been co-ordinating its activities since his return to Ireland in 2000.

He is Project Manager of the Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Foundation ( based in Kilrush, Co Clare. Simon carried out his PhD at Lough Hyne Marine Reserve while at University College, Cork where he set up the IWDG and also spent 2.5 years on South Georgia with the British Antarctic Survey. He lectures full time at the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology ( on the Applied Freshwater and Marine Biology degree and IMBReSEA Masters programme.

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