Governance of Marine Fisheries and Biodiversity Conservation
Serge M. Garcia is the former Research Director of the French Institute of Research for Development (IRD) and former Director of the FAO Fisheries Management Division. Now retired, he chairs the Fisheries Expert Group of the IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (IUCN-CEM-FEG) established under the coordination of the European Bureau of Conservation and Development (EBCD). Jake Rice is Chief Scientist, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Government of Canada (DFO) and senior Canadian science advisor on international marine conservation and sustainable use policy. He has over 250 scientific and technical publications, in 32 years in the Science sector of DFO. He has been active as a scientific expert and in delegations to CBD, FAO, IPCC and various UN working groups. He is the vice chair of IUCN-CEM-FEG. Anthony Charles is Director of the School of the Environment and Professor in the School of Business at Saint Mary's University (Halifax, Canada). He is a Pew Fellow in Marine Conservation, and leads the international Community Conservation Research Network. His work focuses on marine resource management, economics and policy, coastal communities and small-scale fisheries. He is an active member of the IUCN-CEM-FEG.