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Dr Essam Yassin Mohammed

Principal Researcher Ocean and Fisheries Economics, International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)

Dr Essam Yassin Mohammed is a principal economist with the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED). Essam leads IIED’s work programme on Ocean and Fisheries Economics. He works on a wide range of topics, from economic valuation of environmental goods and services and the use of economic instruments for sustainable and inclusive marine resources governance, to influencing policy processes to promote fair, inclusive and sustainable economies both at national and global levels. Prior to IIED, Essam served as Head of the Fisheries Promotion Unit at the Ministry of Fisheries of the State of Eritrea. Essam is a member of a number of expert groups including the Group of Experts for the second cycle of the United Nations Regular Process for Global Reporting and Assessment of the State of the Marine Environment, including Socioeconomic Aspects.