Member of the Week

  • CapJoeJoseph 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
  • IMG_0053_2Michael 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
  • Finkbeiner_PhotoElena 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
  • DSC02580-2Tek 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 MattosSérgio 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
  • Picture1Shannon 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
  • grahamGraham 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
  • Picture1Joseph 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
  • Picture2Nicole 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
  • DSCF1436-4Aliou 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
  • IMG_8963 1Anna 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
  • RandalRandal 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
  • karin fernando_B&WKarin Fernando Country: Sri Lanka Karin Fernando is a Senior Professional at the Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA) where she leads activities related to the Environment and Poverty. Her interests are in natural resource management,...read more
  • IMG_56293Rashid Sumaila Country: Canada  Dr. Rashid Sumaila is Professor and Director, Fisheries Economics Research Unit, Fisheries Centre, the University of British Columbia. Sumaila is a prolific researcher and has published over 160 peer...read more
  • Website Portrait1_smallAndrew Song Country: Canada Andrew Song is an early career social scientist interested in the geography and governance of natural resources with particular reference to small-scale fisheries. He is currently a postdoctoral fellow...read more
  • Svein Are bilde-sSvein Jentoft Country: Norway Svein Jentoft is a sociologist and a professor at the Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø, Norway. Throughout his long career his work has been focused on social and political i...read more