Cian Luck is a fisheries analyst providing analytical support for the Global Fishing Watch Marine Manager program, which provides stakeholders with the information they need to effectively monitor and manage marine protected areas. With a background in marine ecology and ecosystem-based fisheries management, Cian has more than seven years of experience in scientific research and has published peer-reviewed research papers on the interactions between fisheries and marine ecosystems.
Before joining Global Fishing Watch, Cian earned a doctorate from University College Cork on protected species bycatch and was actively involved in the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea’s working group on bycatch of protected species. Before that, he spent 18 months on Bird Island, South Georgia, monitoring fur and leopard seals for the British Antarctic Survey and three months in the Galapagos Islands researching sea lions with Bielefeld University. In his spare time, Cian loves cooking, hiking and snorkeling.