Ian Perry, Ph.D.

Dr. Ian Perry is a senior research scientist with Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), at the Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo, BC. Dr. Perry currently heads the Ecosystem Approaches Program at the Pacific Biological Station, and is one of two co-leads for the DFO Strait of Georgia Ecosystem Research Initiative.

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Roy Hyndman, Ph.D.

Roy Hyndman is a Senior Research Scientist at the Pacific Geoscience Centre of the Geological Survey of Canada, and a Professor at the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria. Dr. Hyndman joined the Pacific Geoscience Centre after 10 years on the faculty of the Department of Oceanography, Dalhousie University, and became a Director of the Centre.

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Tom Hooper, M.Sc.

Tom Hooper is Manager of Finding Sanctuary, a project that is working with stakeholders to design a network of MPAs across 93,000km2 of sea in South West England. He has an M.Sc. in Tropical Marine Ecology from the University of Newcastle and has worked on fisheries projects in Tanzania, Madagascar
and Zimbabwe. He spent six years on the Indian Ocean Island of Rodrigues leading a programme that culminated in four MPAs being gazetted in 2007. In 2004, Tom Hooper was awarded an MBE for services to Marine Conservation. He is also a trustee of the Marine Education Trust.

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