Rob has a diverse background of NGO and corporate program coordination and project management, as well as varied international research experience. He has a master’s degree in Natural Resource and Ecosystem Management from Stockholm University, and is a passionate advocate for the application of ecosystem-based management principles, resilience thinking applied to socio-ecological systems, and community-based adaptive management approaches to marine conservation. He strongly supports the promotion of sustainable fisheries and sustainable seafood initiatives as important aspects of a wider marine and coastal management framework for healthy oceans that support healthy communities.
Rob is an avid kayaker, diver, x-country skier, cyclist, runner, swimmer (and soon to be surfer), and loves food, music, and the ocean.
Marine protected area creation worries the fishing sector Argentina
The plan promoted by the Ministry of Environment to create new marine protected areas in Argentine waters, where fishing activities are prohibited, has generated strong concerns in the fisheries sector, which is also shared by the Federal Fisheries Council.
Corpesca completes sale of Brazilian subsidiary Chile
Corpesca confirmed that it concluded the sale operation of 60 per cent of the shares of its subsidiary, Sementes, and the agreed payment, in São Paulo, Brazil, through Corpesca do Brazil.