Gunther is a Regional Fisheries Analyst for East Asia. He is responsible for working closely with RFMOs, Coast Guards and research institutions to research IUU activity, regional risk assessments and coordinate fishery patrols with Coast Guards throughout the Pacific region. Additionally, Gunther is a US Navy veteran and has RFMO experience. He graduated from Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) with a Master’s Degree in International Trade and Economic Diplomacy. He is an aspiring polyglot who currently speaks Mandarin, Japanese, and English.