Lasse has a lifetime commitment to sustainable development and social change. With almost 3 decades of leadership experience in Greenpeace, WWF and Traffic Lasse now serves as Executive Director for Oceana in Europe. He has led international organisations, programmes and campaigns, developed partnerships with business, run constructive political lobbying efforts as well as led conservation programmes in the field. He always gives great priority to impact on the ground. Lasse has his academic training in International Relations, Human Ecology and Development Science at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
Oceana is the world’s largest marine organization working exclusively to protect and restore the Wold’s oceans. With the motto ‘Save the Oceans, Feed the world’ Oceana seeks to restore ocean abundance by winning policy victories in the countries that govern much of the world's marine life.