Alejandro Iglesias-Campos has an MSc in Physical Geography by the University of Seville, Spain, and is a programme specialist at the Marine Policy and Regional Coordination Section in charge of the Integrated Coastal Area Management and Marine Spatial Planning Programme.  He works in the fields of coastal and marine management and planning. His current work focuses on integrated coastal area management, marine spatial planning, transboundary waters assessments, coastal risks and impact assessments, coastal and marine ecosystem capital accounting and shared environmental information systems. Alejandro has experience working with European and International Institutions, especially with the European Environment Agency through the different topic centres on Spatial Information and Analysis and Inland, Coastal and Marine Waters, as well as participating in European FP7 Projects (PEGASO, CLICO), ESPON (Environment); INTERREG and LIFE+, and lately coordinating SPINCAM Project in Latin America and participating in Global initiatives such as GEF TWAP and GEF LME:Learn. Alejandro coordinates the coastal thematic area of AQUACROSS, WP6 dedicated to the implementation of the Information Platform and the Intercontinental Biosphere Reserve of the Mediterranean: Andalusia (Spain) – Morocco case study.