Dr. Alexandra Leeper
Dr. Alexandra Leeper
Head of research and innovation
The Iceland Ocean Cluster

Dr. Alexandra Leeper is passionate about the sustainable use of ocean resources. Her role is that of a scientist intrapreneur in the blue bioeconomy, from which she draws on diverse experiences from working all over the world in universities, consultancies, and at sea. Alexandra moved to Iceland for her master´s research in sustainable aquaculture. She has since completed an industrial doctorate in aquaculture and circular economy with Matís, Iceland and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences. She is now head of research and innovation at the Iceland Ocean Cluster focusing on circular value creation and the mission of 100% fish.