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Mark John Costello

Mark has over 30 years of experience studying marine biodiversity and biogeography, including teaching courses on Marine Protected Areas, supervising over 60 graduate students, and over 200 peer-reviewed publications.


  • 2004–present
    Professor, University of Auckland (NZ)
  • 2020–present
    Professor, Nord University (Norway)
  • 2000–2004
    Executive Director, The Huntsman Marine Science Centre (Canada)
  • 1997–2000
    Managing Director, Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ireland)
  • 1990–1997
    lecturer, Trinity College Dublin (Ireland)


Shorland Medal