Anna Granberg, Head of Degree Programme: responsible for administration and student counselling. Teaching social and political aspects of coastal management, responsible for e-learning. Has a Masters in Social Sciences and been working with sustainable development in local governments and companies for ten years before starting at Novia in 2009. Urban development, participatory planning and waste management are areas that she is especially burning for.

Maria Kihlström, Lecturer: Teaching Coastal Ecology, Fisheries Resource Management and Sustainable Coastal Management etc. Has a Master degree in Marine biology from Åbo Akademi University and is also a graduate from Environmental Planning at Novia UAS.