Cian Luck

Fisheries Analyst, Global Programs

Cork, Ireland

Cian Luck supports Global Fishing Watch’s global analysis efforts, working closely with government officials, key stakeholders and partner organizations to generate insights that can be used to effectively monitor and manage jurisdictional waters.

With a background in marine ecology, Luck brings nearly a decade of research experience and expertise in ecosystem-based fisheries management to the analysis team. Before joining Global Fishing Watch, Luck was focused on his academic research examining marine mammal-fishery interactions, and he was actively involved in the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea’s Working Group on Protected Species Bycatch. He also spent time as a fisheries observer off the west coast of Ireland and spent 18 months monitoring fur and leopard seals with the British Antarctic Survey.

Luck earned a doctorate and master’s degree in marine ecology as well as a bachelor’s degree in zoology from University College Cork.

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