Member of the Week

  • Eva Coronado Country: Mexico Eva Coronado is a PhD student at the Research Center and Advance Studios of the National Polytechnic Institute (CINVESTAV), Campus Merida in Mexico, where she studies under the supervision of Dr. Silv...read more
  • Mahmudul Islam Country: Bangladesh  Dr. Mahmudul Islam is an assistant professor in the Department of Coastal and Marine Fisheries at Sylhet Agricultural University, Bangladesh. He obtained a masters degree in International Fish...read more
  • Melinda Agapito Country: Canada  Melinda Agapito is a senior research fellow working with  TBTI at Memorial University. Melinda’s doctoral research focused on marine protected area planning where she examined social and ecologica...read more
  • Patrick McConney Country: Barbados Patrick McConney is a Senior Lecturer in Marine Resource Management Planning at the Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), The University of the West Indies (UWI) Cave Hil...read more
  • Evelyn Pinkerton Country: Canada Evelyn Pinkerton is a professor at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, a maritime anthropologist who has been doing fieldwork in fishing communities in Washington State, Alaska, and British Colu...read more
  • Joonas Plaan Country: Canada Joonas Plaan is a PhD Student at the Department of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland. He is also one of the coordinators of the TBTI Market Opportunities research cluster, and a collabo...read more
  • Delphine Rocklin Country: France  Delphine Rocklin is an early career researcher, working in marine ecology and fisheries sciences. She is interested in the quantification and typology of fisheries, the impact of management measures...read more
  • Wichin Suebpala Country: Thailand  Wichin Suebpala is a PhD student at the Department of Environmental Science, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University. He is also a researcher at the Marine Biodiversity Research Group, Faculty o...read more
  • Joseph Ierna Jr. Country: Bahamas Joseph Ierna Jr is a Co-Founder of Ocean Crest Alliance (OCA), a non-profit organization, who is passionate about surfing, fishing, diving, sailing the oceans, and farming the Earth. Based on Long Is...read more
  • Michael Hurley Country: USA Michael Hurley: I currently work through Livewater International and transitioning to the LiveWater Institute that will be a transdiciplinary/transboundary collaborative structure. Over the decades I ha...read more
  • Elena Finkbeiner Country: USA Elena Finkbeiner is an Early Career Fellow at the Center for Ocean Solutions and a Postdoctoral Scholar at the Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University. She earned her PhD from Stanford University i...read more
  • Tek Gurung Country: Nepal   Tek Gurung is a Principal Scientist (Fisheries) and the Director of the National Animal Science Research Institute of Nepal Agricultural Research Council. He has completed his post-doctoral degre...read more
  • Sérgio Mattos Country: Brazil  Sérgio Mattos works as a public manager at the Ministry of Planning, Brazil. Sérgio is a Fishing Engineer with a Ph.D. in Marine Sciences from the Marine Sciences Institute, Barcelona, Spain. His ...read more
  • Shannon Bower Country: Canada  Shannon Bower is a PhD candidate in the Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Laboratory at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada and one of the co-ordinators of the TBTI Inland Fisheries Cluster...read more
  • Graham Stevenson Country: Australia  Ever since he was a small boy growing up in a coastal community, Graham took an interest in marine animals and fish and learned early to catch, clean and fillet fish. His heroes were the local par...read more
  • Joseph Luomba Country: Tanzania  Joseph Luomba joined Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) as a socio-economic Research Assistant in January 2010. Socio-economic research within TAFIRI provides insights to help improve ...read more
  • Nicole Franz Country: Italy    Nicole Franz joined the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as Fishery Planning Analyst in January 2011. Her work in the Polic...read more
  • Aliou Sall Country: Senegal   Aliou Sall is a researcher specializing in the development studies in the field of fisheries. He is the director of the NGO called CREDETIP, formed in 1989 and based in Senegal whose purpose is to...read more
  • Anna Schuhbauer Country: Canada  Anna Schuhbauer is a PhD candidate with the Fisheries Economic Research Unit, Fisheries Centre, at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. Anna's career as a fisheries scientist sta...read more
  • Randal Greene Country: Canada  Randal Greene  is a GIS analyst and software developer who has been working with TBTI since 2011. He played a crucial  role in developing the Information System on Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF), an...read more