The blue economy is a major driver of urban and regional development. In coastal cities, the blue economy provides jobs for millions of people, including in the nautical sector, bio-marine research or blue technologies.
Juliette Lassman is a Junior Policy Analyst in the Water Governance and Circular Economy Unit in the Cities Division at the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities (CFE). She has contributed to national and subnational policy dialogues on water governance, the circular economy and nature-based solutions, as well as work on the blue economy in cities. Previously, she worked on decarbonising transport at the OECD’s International Transport Forum. Juliette holds a Masters in Management specialising in economics and international business from IESEG Lille, France.