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Who We Are

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TEAM

Pacific Catalyst team members are experts in fisheries policy and management design, economic impact evaluation, fundraising, facilitation, and education and training. Together they work in support of regional organizations such as the Forum Fisheries Agency, Pacific Community, and other established expert institutions.

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Transform Aqorau

Legal consultant and CEO iTuna Intel

Solomon Islands

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Stuart Kaye

Director & Professor of Law

Australian Centre for Ocean
Resources and Security
University of Wollongong,

NSW, Australia

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John Virdin

Director, Ocean and Coastal Policy Program

Nicholas Institute for
Environmental Policy Solutions,
Duke University

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Karly Kelso

Senior Manager, Asia-Pacific Oceans

Environmental Defense Fund
New York, NY

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Quentin Hanich

Associate Professor and Fisheries Governance Program Leader

Australian Centre for Ocean
Resources and Security
University of Wollongong,

NSW, Australia

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Salome Taufa

Resource Economist

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
Suva, Fiji

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Stuart Kininmonth

Senior Lecturer, School of Marine Studies

University of the South Pacific
Suva, Fiji

ADVISORS

Pacific Catalyst advisors have extensive experience in nearshore and offshore Pacific fisheries, and share a common vision to support future leaders and innovations in fishery management. Advisors guide the work of Pacific Catalyst in their individual capacities, not as representatives of affiliated organizations.

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Tim Adams

Director, Fisheries Management Division

Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency

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Brett Haywood

Managing Director, Sea Quest & Managing Director, Sealand Processors (Fiji) Limited

Suva, Fiji

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Lara Manarangi-Trott

Compliance Manager

Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) Secretariat
Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

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Anne-Maree Schwarz

Team Leader

Programme Mekem Strong Solomon Island Fisheries
Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources
Honiara, Solomon Islands

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John Hampton

Chief Scientist and Acting Director Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems

The Pacific Community (SPC)
Noumea, New Caledonia

Fellows

Pacific Catalyst Fellows represent a new generation of fisheries leadership in the Western and Central Pacific. Under the guidance of both USP instructors and Catalyst team members, they carry out original research with the potential to influence not only decision-makers, but the future of their communities as well.

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Moses Mataika

School of Marine Studies
University of the South Pacific

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Siale Suamalie

School of Marine Studies
University of the South Pacific

PARTNERS

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