PECS-SC member

Departamento de Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias Biológicas, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Casilla 114- D. Santiago, Chile.


Stefan Gelcich studies the interaction between ecological and social systems in coastal areas, conservation and sustainable management of marine resources, subtidal ecology, and public policies aimed at managing natural resources. Gelcich is an assistant professor at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and a researcher with Chile's Center of Applied Ecology and Sustainability, where he investigates the factors affecting the sustainable management and aquaculture of marine resources.. In addition, he serves as a regional counselor for Global Greengrants Fund, an environmental nonprofit that awards small grants to grassroots movements addressing environmental issues and was recently awarded a Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation.
Gelcich earned a bachelor's degree in marine biology at the Universidad Católica del Norte, a M.Phil. in environment and development at Cambridge University, and a Ph.D. in coastal resource management at the University of Wales, Bangor, in the United Kingdom.

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2016-03-18 Albert Norström

PECS - Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society

Stockholm Resilience Centre

Stockholm University
SE-106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Visiting address: Kräftriket 2

+46 734 60 70 68


The Programme on Ecosystem Change and Society (PECS), is a core project of Future Earth. It aims to integrate research on the stewardship of social–ecological system and the relationships among natural capital, human wellbeing, livelihoods, inequality and poverty.