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New on Board: Ana Aranda


Tell us a bit about the work you’ll be doing at CCMAR 

Ana will be the project manager for AQUASERV, a Europe Research Area project of infrastructure services for sustainable aquaculture, fisheries and the blue economy.


What were you doing before you joined us?

Before she joined CCMAR, she was the head of Advanced Training of IGC, responsible for all the Training programmes. Before moving into management, she had 8 years-experience and an independent research expert in deep-sea biology and ecology, having trained a research team and set up a laboratory for the morphological and molecular analysis of benthic organisms and sediments through an FCT funded project at LNEG/IPMA.


What do you enjoy doing outside of work?

Ana loves all outdoor activities with her family, in particular by the ocean and more recent has become a padel convert. She is also a trained dancer, a hobby that is part of her since she was a child.