Lucy Greenhill (Research Fellow in Marine Policy and Governance) contributes to the platform on behalf of the UK, and in particular as a focal point for Scotland. Lucy has over 12 years’ experience in marine management including in the public sector as Offshore Industries Advisor with the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) and in oil spill response, specializing in cold weather response for Arctic operations. Currently an applied researcher based at the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS), Lucy delivers research and consultancy on how governance can adapt to address the complex challenges of sustainable development such as integrating social and ecological risks into decision making, handling conflicts and adaptive management. This includes the implementation of MSP and adapting planning approaches for emerging sectors such as ocean energy, floating offshore wind and aquaculture. She is also Convener of the Marine Planning Governance Forum at MASTS (Marine Alliance for Science and Technology in Scotland) which facilitates engagement between academics, stakeholders and planning authorities to develop knowledge and capacity around MSP in Scotland, and co-organises the Sea Scotland event series enabling dialogue and knowledge-exchange for progressive marine governance.