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Ian Bertram
Coastal Fisheries Science and Management Adviser

Pacific Community
98848 Noumea Cedex
New Caledonia

Telephone: +687 26 20 00
Fax: +687 26 38 18

Information: Ian is from Cook Islands. He holds a Degree in Fisheries Science from Australian Maritime College.

Before joining SPC January 2010, Ian worked with the Ministry of Marine Resources of Cook Islands for 18 years. As Director of Inshore Fisheries and Aquaculture Division he was involved with providing advice and implementing various coastal fisheries activities. Ian was Secretary for Ministry of Marine Resources (Cook Islands) for the past six years. During these six years he rarely visited or was directly involved with coastal fishing projects in Cook Islands. A considerable amount of his time was spent in meeting rooms within and outside of Cook Islands. Ian enjoyed overseeing the detection, apprehension and prosecution of IUU fishing vessel, a task he won’t be able to do while at SPC.

Ian is Coastal Fisheries Science and Management Advisor with the FAME. He is tasked with managing the work programme of the Coastal Fisheries Science and Management Section, to provide support and advice to governments, stakeholders, investment authorities and the private sector in planning and implementing coastal fisheries science and management activities, including community-based management, incorporating ecosystem approach to fisheries principles.

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