Office of Environmental Management and Mineral Resources

The Office of Environmental Management and Mineral Resources (OEMMR) is the economic arm of the Authority’s Secretariat providing scientific and technical inputs in the preparation of rules, regulations and procedures for the conduct of activities in the Area.

The office is also responsible for the development and maintenance of information technology facilities to support needs of the Authority and the central data repository resources of the international seabed area and endeavours to promote and encourage the conduct of marine scientific research in the Area, producing and distributing publications on the work of the Authority and monitoring trends and developments of deep seabed mining activities relating to the prospecting and exploration of the Area including areas reserved for the Authority.


Name Position Nationality
Lee, Jihyun Director Republic of Korea
Jauhari, Pratima Marine Geologist India
De Melo Santos Genio, Luciana Environmental Analyst Portugal
Carter, Sheldon Database Manager Jamaica
Qiu, Wanfei Programme Manager (Marine Environment) China
Mishiro, Kioshi GIS Officer Japan
Campbell, Camelia Administrative Assistant Jamaica