Professor of Aquatic Resources and Development , Environment Research Group. Specialist in aquatic resource development and capacity building. Track record in research and outreach with commercial and development partners in aquatic food security focus. Over thirty five years of experience in interdisciplinary research and education, significant proportion based in the region generating around £10 million income. Published over 150 academic papers and reviews; (h index 48; ~8000 citations). Supervised over 100 postgraduate student research projects, of which more than 20 have been PhD. Key role as coordinator and partner of interdisciplinary and intercultural research for development. Active EU project coordinator of research and support actions.