Professor Emeritus, Nippon Chair in Marine Environmental Management. Dr. Linden also holds a part time professorship in Coastal Management at the University of Kalmar.
Olof Linden joined WMU in 2003 when he was appointed Nippon Chair in Marine Environmental Management. Prior to joining WMU, Dr. Linden held a professorship at the University of Kalmar. He was Senior Scientific Advisor to the GEF/UNEP project GIWA between 2000 and 2003. During the period 1989-2006 Olof Linden coordinated several multi-national scientific projects including the Sida - supported Western Indian Ocean Marine Science