Dr Joshu Mountjoy

Strategy Manager - Oceans

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Joshu Mountjoy is a Marine Geoscientist and Programme Leader for SSIF Programme Marine Physical Processes and Resources. Joshu completed his PhD jointly with the University of Canterbury and NIWA and then took up a scientist position at NIWA. He has a broad interest in seafloor geomorphology spanning submarine canyons, landslides, active tectonics, gas and gas hydrate systems and lakes. Joshu is passionate about science communication and believes scientists are beholden to communicate what they do as broadly as possible. He recently featured in the National Geographic show Drain the Oceans https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8680494/. When not being a scientist Joshu enjoys mountain biking, surfing, skiing, cooking and tinkering in his shed.