I am a marine scientist with an interest in how public policy and technological innovation can help foster the sustainable use of marine resources. I hold a PhD in biological oceanography from the MIT/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program.
I am currently based in Ottawa, ON. Previously, I completed a John A Knauss Marine Policy Fellow in Silver Spring, MD in NOAA's Ocean Acidification Program (2017-2018), where I worked on building global scientific capacity for ocean observations, strengthening international partnerships, and highlighting the threat of ocean acidification through UN processes and other high-level fora.
My doctoral research focused on developing new remote-sensing tools to measure and study tropical marine biodiversity. Primarily, I achieved this by recording and analyzing sounds made by animals inhabiting coral reefs.