Principal Fisheries Scientist, Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Graham joined SPC in September 2010 and is now the principal fisheries scientist within the Stock Assessment and Modelling section of the OFP. He leads the team and performs analyses and provides advice to underpin the decisions of regional and sub-regional tuna management bodies in the Western and Central Pacific Ocean. His career started in 1994 as a marine fisheries consultant at MRAG Ltd in London, where he worked on fisheries in South Georgia and the British Indian Ocean Territory, as well as others. During this time he completed his fisheries PhD at Imperial College in 1999. In 2001 Graham moved to Cefas in Lowestoft UK, where he became the Head of the Seas and Oceans Group in 2007. During this period he provided stock assessment and ecosystem advice to the UK Government, ICES and the EU, and countries around the world.