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Summary

Researcher passionate about marine sciences and the environment. Highly motivated and resourceful marine scientist with proficient in both oral and written communications . In-depth understanding of a variety of processes taken place in marine ecosystems. Established records in effective organisation and coordination of environmental projects, as well as daily routine tasks as a laboratory technician. Focused on increasing society's awareness towards sustainable development, especially in coastal areas. Also interested in transdisciplinary approaches which link natural, social, and humanities sciences to implement integrated coastal zone management successfully.

Work experience

April 2016December 2018

Customer Service, Hotel Assist & Support, Cork City, Ireland

Starwood Hotels & Resorts

Assist Associate dealing with customer service calls on a daily basis.

September 2014December 2015

Aupair in Ballymahon, County Longford, Ireland

Crowe Family

Improving my English while living with an Irish family.

March 2014June 2014

Technician in Marine Cultures in a Turbot Farm, Camariñas, La Coruña, Spain

Stolt Sea Farm S.A.

- Manager of the study and analysis of a high-protein-index fodder for turbot fry.

- Daily analysis were performed to measure ammonium, carbon dioxide, dissolved oxygen and pH regarding the above mentioned experiment.

February 2014March 2014

Technician in Marine Cultures in a Trout Farm, Carballo, La Coruña, Spain

Isidro de la Cal S.L.

Manager of a brown trout fry farm including control of environmental parameters, supply, and daily cleanliness of the tanks. Responsible for spawning monitoring.

June 2013August 2013

Laboratory Technician in Marine Cultures Department at Vigo Research Station, Spain

Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO)

- Manager of the larval culture of black spot sea bream. Control of environmental parameters such as ammonium, gas concentration, nitrites, pH and temperature. Morphological changes of the larvae tracked by daily supply of fitoplankton, zooplankton, and Artemia.

- Culture of turbot fry (growth and gonadal development monitoring)

Education

September 2018September 2019

Masters in Applied Coastal and Marine Management

University College Cork

Postgraduate course which highlights the importance of natural and social sciences of Coastal and Marine management and policy-making. It is designed to give professional competency to make scientifically-informed and strategic decisions regarding the sustainable governance, use and protection of coastal and marine environments. 

September 2012July 2014

Official Masters in Aquaculture

University of Santiago de Compostela

Postgraduate course focused on students with an Environmental Sciences background (Marine Biology, Marine Sciences, Veterinary, and so on) who wish to specialise themselves in the field of Aquaculture.

October 2007July 2012

Licentiate Degree in Marine Sciences

University of Cádiz

Multidisciplinary five-years degree based on the ocean and its linkages within a variety of sciences such as biology, chemistry, geology, maritime law, physics, and zoology among others.

Skills

Strong IT skills

Use of databases, presentations, text processer and spreadsheets.

Organisation skills

Ability to multitask, working well under pressure and meeting deadlines.

Communication skills

Fluent both in English and Spanish.

Team worker

Ability to work as part of a team and also on my own initiative.

Problem Solver

Dealing with troubles with a proactive approach.

Certifications

September 2016March 2017

Certificate Advanced in English (CAE)

University of Cambridge

Proof of high-level achievement in English (C1).

References

Ms Linda Appelbe

General Manager at Wines Direct

Address: 49 Lough Sheever Corporate Park, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Ireland

Email: [email protected]


Dr. Rosa María Cal-Rodríguez

Permanent Researcher OPIs at Vigo Research Station, Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO)

Address: 50 Road to Radio Faro, Vigo, Spain

Email: [email protected]


Dr. Juan Miguel Mancera-Romero

Organiser of Masters in Aquaculture and Fisheries by University of Cádiz

Address: Andalucian Centre of Marine Studies (CASEM), Río San Pedro Corporate Park, Puerto Real, Cádiz, Spain

Email: [email protected]