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Séminaire MIO : le mardi 31 mai, présentation du Marine Board par Niall McDonough, son directeur executif

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Niall McDonough (PhD 1998) originally trained as a marine biologist with research interests in aquaculture, fisheries and marine resource management. He holds a BA Mod. in Zoology from Trinity College Dublin and a PhD from Queen’s University Belfast. His research addressed ecosystem approaches to sustainable inshore mariculture and shellfish stock restoration focusing on bivalve molluscs and crustaceans. Following two years with the Environmental Change Institute at the National University of Ireland, Galway, Niall served for five years as Head of the Centre for Marine Resources and Mariculture at Queen’s University. From 2007 to 2009 he worked with the Irish Marine Institute as Team Leader for International Affairs. Niall joined EMB as its Director in 2009 and oversees the management of the EMB work programme, the Secretariat staff and the EMB budget. He sits on several international advisory panels and has responsibility to communicate on behalf of the Board with European and international partners.