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Director, NERP Marine Biodiversity Hub, CSIRO

Dr Nic Bax's main research focus is to develop and deliver the tools needed to manage Australia’s marine biodiversity.

Dr Bax is also a Professor at the University of Tasmania and leads the Marine Biodiversity Hub, hosted by the university, for the Australian Government’s Commonwealth Environment Research Facilities (CERF) program.


  • 1993–present
    Research Scientist, CSIRO
  • –present
    Senior Population Ecologist, Pentec Environmental, USA
  • –present
    Operations Research Analyst , Northwest and Alaska Fisheries Center, USA


    Cambridge University, Master of Arts also in Natural Sciences
    Cambridge University, Bachelor of Arts in Natural Sciences
  • 1983 
    Fisheries Research Institute at the University of Washington, PhD