Fisheries Analyst - Applied Research
Rollan Geronimo is a fisheries analyst on the applied research team working collaboratively with Global Fishing Watch partners to identify, design and develop impact-driven research projects that support the organization’s mission. Rollan brings extensive knowledge to his team on topics encompassing Asian fisheries, tropical marine ecosystems, geospatial statistics and the use of satellites in fisheries monitoring.
Rollan has worked on various marine conservation projects in the Philippines. He previously served as a specialist in illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing for the USAID-funded Fish Right program. He has more than 15 years of experience in marine conservation and fisheries management, applying analytics to marine reserve design, ecosystem modeling, fisheries mapping and climate change projections. Before joining Global Fishing Watch, Rollan worked with various organizations, including the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, World Bank and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
Rollan earned a master’s degree in marine science from the University of the Philippines. He’s a woodworking and hydroponics enthusiast.