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. He also oversees the organization’s research collaborations in Europe and Africa that seek to address challenges in marine management.
With a background in marine ecology, Cian brings nearly a decade of research experience and expertise in ecosystem-based fisheries management to the analysis team. Before joining Global Fishing Watch, Cian was actively involved in the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea’s Working Group on Protected Species Bycatch and spent 18 months monitoring fur and leopard seals with the British Antarctic Survey. Cian holds a doctorate in marine ecology from University College Cork and enjoys cooking, hiking, snorkeling and playing board games in his spare time.