Tim White

Senior Manager of Analysis, Global Programs

Monterey, CA

Tim White is a senior manager of global analysis at Global Fishing Watch. He delivers detailed reports to governments, nonprofit organizations and academic partners to support effective fisheries management and conservation. His work addresses a wide range of ocean challenges, including the monitoring of marine protected areas, the design of effective patrols to counter illegal fishing and the evaluation of marine conservation policies. White oversees analytical projects around the world for Global Fishing Watch, with a focus on the Pacific region.

He previously served as a senior fisheries scientist at Global Fishing Watch, leveraging his expertise in vessel and animal tracking and marine conservation science. Before joining Global Fishing Watch, White worked as a fisheries observer aboard Bering Sea crab boats, spent time as a research diver at the University of Alaska and the National Park Service, and carried out research in the U.S. and Kiribati, where he tracked sharks, tunas and vessels to help inform fisheries management.

White holds a doctorate in biology from Stanford University and a bachelor’s degree in biology from University of California, Los Angeles.

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