Sunil Murlidhar Shastri is a consultant, expert and speaker in ocean and environmental governance. He found his passion for Pacem in Maribus in 1982 under the tutelage of Elisabeth Mann Borgese and has since made it his mission. He is best known internationally for his MasterClass and for his erudite analysis and candid opinions.
Sunil has attended, at various times, the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, International Ocean Institute, Aachen Technical University, Dalhousie University, London School of Economics and Harvard Kennedy School, supported throughout by prestigious scholarships.
Sunil has previously been a university academic, consultant and researcher in marine and environmental policy, and in mining and ocean engineering. He has served on several professional and public bodies as member, governor or trustee and is a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow. Sunil was born in India in 1955 and has lived in the UK since 1988 with his wife and son.