Anya Waite

CEO & Scientific Director, Ocean Frontier Institute

Role: Scientist

Site: CDL-Atlantic

Stream: Oceans

Anya Waite is Associate Vice-President Research (Ocean) at Dalhousie University. She is also the Scientific Director and CEO of the Ocean Frontier Institute. Previously, she served as Section Head of Polar Biological Oceanography at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Bremerhaven. Anya was a professor of oceanography in the Department of Biology at the University of Bremen. After completing a BSc in biology in 1985 at Dalhousie, she obtained her PhD in 1992 in biological oceanography at the University of British Columbia. Anya then held postdoctoral positions at WHOI (USA) and Victoria University (New Zealand).