Seagriculture EU

18 - 20 June 2024

Tórshavn, Faroe Islands

Marc von Keitz, Director Oceans, Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment, USA

About the speaker: 

At the Grantham Foundation, Marc is supporting the development of innovative climate solutions, with an emphasis on ocean-based carbon dioxide removal strategies, through direct investments and grantmaking. Before joining the Grantham Foundation, he served as a program director at ARPA-E launching and managing a diverse portfolio of energy and climate focused funding programs, including the MARINER program.  Other professional experiences include various roles in biotechnology across academia and industry.  He studied biology and chemical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (KIT) and INSA Toulouse and obtained an M.S. and a Ph.D. in environmental engineering from Stanford University and the University of Minnesota, respectively.

Company info:


The Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment is a private charitable foundation with a mission to protect and improve the health of the global environment.  The Foundation seeks to raise awareness of urgent environmental issues and supports individuals and organizations to find solutions.  Over the last several years, the Grantham Foundation has funded an extensive portfolio of projects focused on breakthrough technologies to drastically reduce emissions and remove CO2 and other climate pollutants from the atmosphere.