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Dr. Keith Sainsbury

Vice Chair, ISSF Scientific Advisory Committee & Marine and Fisheries Research

Dr. Keith Sainsbury has a background in marine and fisheries research and modeling, including working as a senior principle research scientist and leading major research groups for over 20 years in the Australian federal research organization (CSIRO). Sainsbury also serves as a member of MSC’s Technical Advisory Board and is considered one of the foremost experts on the precautionary approach to fisheries management.

In 2004, Dr. Sainsbury was awarded the Japan Prize for his contribution to understanding and management of shelf ecosystems.