Projects

CURRENT PROJECTS:

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation

  • Global Report on Bycatch and Discards

European Union

  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board of DiscardLess – Tools and technologies for supporting the gradual elimination of discards in European fisheries

Australian Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

  • Developing a National Bycatch Reporting System
  • Workshop to identify research needs to reduce bycatch and improve fuel efficiency via Low Impact Fuel Efficient (LIFE) prawn trawls
  • Refining a Nordmøre grid to minimise the incidental catch of cuttlefish and crabs in the Spencer Gulf Prawn Fishery

Department of Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research & Tertiary Education, Australia

  • Chair, Assessment panels for the annual Australian Endeavour Awards

Primary Industries and Regions, Fisheries, South Australia

  • Developing alternative strategies for managing seal-fisher interactions in the South Australian Lakes and Coorong Fishery

International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)

  • Member, ICES Working Group on Methods for Estimating Discard Survival (WKMEDS)

 

PREVIOUS PROJECTS:

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation

  • Development, Workshop and Drafting of Regional Plan of Action for the Conservation and Management of Sharks in the Bay of Bengal. See RPOA Sharks
  • Regional Guidelines for the Management of Tropical Trawl Fisheries in the Asian Region.  See Regional Guidelines for the Management of Tropical Trawl Fisheries in Asia
  • Port State Measures Capacity Building in Thailand
  • Keynote address and Chair, Sessions on Bycatch at the Regional Symposium on Ecosystem Approaches to the Management and Conservation of Fisheries and Marine Biodiversity in the Asia Region, Kochi, India
  • Expert Workshop on the Methodology to Assess and Quantify the Extent and Impact of Fisheries Bycatch and Discards, Casablanca, Morocco

United States National Marine Fisheries Service

  • Review of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center Co-operative Research Program
  • Review of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center Fisheries Sampling Branch and Observer Programs. See: http://www.nefsc.noaa.gov/fsb/misc/fsb-review-final-report-icic.pdf
  • Organisation of the 8th International Fisheries Observer and Monitoring Conference, San Diego, USA. See Proceedings – 8th IFOMC
  • Co-convenor and Keynote Speaker, Session on Advancing Global Fisheries Discard Estimation, 7th World Fisheries Congress, Busan, Korea

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Australia

Marine Stewardship Council

  • External Expert for the Harmonisation of the SSLLC and US North Atlantic swordfish fisheries, St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Facilitator for the Harmonization of Western Pacific Tuna fisheries, Hong Kong

Forum Fisheries Agency of the South Pacific

Papua New Guinea National Fisheries Authority

  • Development and Drafting of Data Sharing Policy

Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission

Kazakhstan Center of Science and Technology Evaluation

  • Independent Review of aquatic research applications

Archipelago Marine Research, Canada

  • Design work for the Electronic Monitoring Program for the Australian Fisheries Management Authority

Eurofish, Denmark and EcoFishMan, Iceland

  • Convening Committee for the Second Symposium on Fishery-Dependent Information, Rome, Italy 3-6 March, 2014

Fisheries Victoria

  • Review and Re-organisation of the Snobs Creek Trout Hatchery Governance
  • Assessment of Rebuilding Options for the Disease-affected Victorian Abalone Fishery
  • Review of the Fisheries Management Plan for the Dive-only Scallop Fishery in Victoria
  • Review of Snapper/Scallop Interactions for the Dive-only Scallop Fishery in Victoria
  • Review of the Independent Survey for the Dive-only Scallop Fishery in Victoria

NSW Department of Primary Industries

National Marine Safety Committee, Australia

  • Review of Utility of HF Voice Monitoring for At-sea Safety and Drafting of New Standard

Primary Industries and Regions, Fisheries, South Australia

  • Review of ESD Risk Assessment for the Spencer Gulf Prawn Trawl Fishery
  • Cuttlefish Bycatch Reduction Scoping Study

Danish Technical University

  • Independent Selection Panels for Professorial Position, Senior Research Scientists and PhD dissertations.

Astral Scientific

  • Review of Standards for PCR Testing