United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation

  • FAO Technical Guidelines for Responsible Fisheries, “Best practice guidelines to reduce bycatch of marine mammals in fisheries”.

Australian Fisheries Research and Development Corporation

  • Completing Australia’s First National Bycatch Report
  • Ensuring monitoring and management of bycatch in Southern Rock Lobster fisheries is best practice

New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

  • Design of new phase of fisheries support for Tonga Ministry of Fisheries (Activity Design)

Fisheries Victoria

  • Review of governance of the Fish Translocation Evaluation Panel and its processes

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

  • Member, 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

New South Wales Department of Industry, Crown Lands

  • Member, Hungry Point Reserve Trust Board. Site of the former Cronulla Fisheries Research Centre of Excellence

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United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation

United States National Marine Fisheries Service

  • Review of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center Co-operative Research Program. See: NEFSC Cooperative Research Review
  • Review of the Northeast Fisheries Science Center Fisheries Sampling Branch and Observer Programs. See: NEFSC Observer Program Review
  • 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

European Union

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

International Fisheries Observer and Monitoring Conference

Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Australia

US National Fish and Wildlife Foundation

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

Torres Strait Regional Authority

Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission

New Zealand’s National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA)

  • Assessment of the relative catchability of two trawl vessel and gear configurations used for trawl surveys in the Arabian Gulf waters of the United Arab Emerites

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

Victorian Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources

  • Co-Chair, Pre and Post Marine Seismic Survey Advisory Panel for CarbonNet

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