Chief Scientist, San Diego
A Marine Biologist, she has thirty years’ experience in Antarctic research including collaborations with NOAA, Greenpeace and Pew Charitable Trusts. She has participated in nine international expeditions to Antarctica, many of them leading a team of invertebrate experts, and in 2018 and 2022 as chief scientist for submarine expeditions. Susie is one of The Economist’s “Ocean Protectors”; read about her fight to protect the Antarctic here. The Antarctic sea cucumber, Psolus lockhartae, was named after Susie in recognition of her contributions to Antarctic invertebrate research.