Affiliate Researcher in Ecology, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

I am an ecologist by training with a strong interest in marine resource management and the information and data needs that can enable sustainable fisheries.

I work at the Joint Institute of Marine and Atmospheric Research, University of Hawaii, Manoa, Honolulu & NOAA Coral Reef Ecosystem Division, Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center, Honolulu, US.


  • 2011–present
    Reef Fish Researcher, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration
  • 2010–2011
    Marine ecologist, Irish Sea Conservation Zone Project
  • 2005–2006
    Red List Support Officer, IUCN Shark Specialist Group


  • 2010 
    University of Edinburgh, PhD Marine ecology and conservation
  • 2005 
    University of Newcastle upon Tyne, MSc Tropical Coastal Management
  • 2003 
    University of Edinburgh, BSc Zoology