List of Members

PAME members include National Representatives of the 8 Arctic Council States.

 Canada
   Kingdom of Denmark
  Finland
  Iceland
  Norway
  Russian Federation
  Sweden
  United States of America

Indigenous groups organizations, termed Permanent Participants also participate in PAME, as well as representatives from several observer countries and organizations. Thus, PAME provides a unique forum for collaboration on a wide range of Arctic marine pollution prevention and control issues.

The PAME Working Group meets twice a year to assess progress and develop work plans. PAME is headed by chair and vice-chair and is supported by the International Secretariat.

PAME reports to the Senior Arctic Officials that meet twice a year and, through them, to the Ministers of the Arctic Council that meet every two years.


PAME NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVES

CANADA

Steve Newton (HoD - Head of Delegation)
Division Manager - Fisheries and Oceans Canada
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KINGDOM OF DENMARK

Thomas Klinggaard (HoD)
National Institute of Aquatic Resources
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FINLAND

Kristiina Isokallio (HoD)
Counselor
Ministry of the Environment
Kasarmikatu 25, Helsinki
P.O.Box 33
FIN-00023
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ICELAND

Hugi Olafsson
Director
Office of Policy and International Affairs
Ministry for the Environment
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Sesselja Bjarnadottir (HoD)
Specialist
Office of Policy and International Affairs, Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources
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NORWAY

Anja Elisenberg (HoD)
Ministry of Environment
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RUSSIA

Alexey Bakhtov (HoD)
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation
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SWEDEN

Jessica Nilsson (HoD) 
Senior advisor.
Science Affairs Department
Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management
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United States of America

Elizabeth S. McLanahan (HoD)
Deputy Director
NOAA Office of International Affairs
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