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Christopher Wooldridge

Science Coordinator EcoPorts, European Sea Ports Organization Senior Trainer ECO Sustainable Logistic Chain Foundation Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Cardiff University, UK
United Kingdom
Ph.D. University College of Swansea


Chris has worked on Research & Development and Training with the port sector since 1982 specializing in the environmental management of port and shipping operations. He contributed to the development of the EcoPorts tools and methodologies, and is active in their implementation internationally supported by the cooperation between ECOSLC (, the European Sea ports Organization (ESPO, and the American Association of Port Authorities ( He acts as Reviewer of the EcoPorts’ Self-Diagnosis Methodology (SDM). 

Chris has delivered training courses on a range of environmental issues throughout Europe and in India, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Taiwan, and Colombia. He was Director of Studies, Marine Geography in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Cardiff University, UK until 2011.