Since September 2021 Robin Fleet is a Ph.D. student and research associate (M.Sc.) at the Center for Ocean and Society. He is working on the GenClim project, where he is studying the effects of climate change on fish diversity in the Eastern Atlantic and the associated socio-economic consequences.

He previously completed a master's degree in "Environmental and Resource Economics" with minors in Geography and Ecology at the University of Kiel in 2021. As part of his master’s thesis, he analysed the effects of different fishing methods on the ecological-economic sustainability of the Baltic Cod fisheries also at the CeOS. In 2017 Robin Fleet completed his B.Sc. in "Political Economy" with a focus on energy policy at Heidelberg University.