Kerry Sink, South African National Biodiversity Institute

Kerry Sink

Dr. Kerry Sink is the Marine Programme Manager and Principal Scientist at the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)

Her work focuses on expanding marine protected areas (MPAs). She is using her Pew marine fellowship to ensure that the proposed MPAs are designed to promote biological diversity and is working with key industry sectors to reach the goal of protecting 10 percent of South Africa’s waters.

She is also conducting independent research to define, map, and make others aware of critical areas where MPAs would help conserve the nation’s ocean biodiversity.