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Walter Starck has a PhD in marine science including post-graduate training and professional experience in fisheries biology. His reef experience includes some 50 years of fishing and diving on coral reefs including those in the eastern, western and central Pacific areas as well as the Indian Ocean and tropical western Atlantic region.
Dick Lee has had some forty years experience in marine science, education, training and operations in just about every sector of the fishing/seafood industries. He has represented industry in every Australian State and at the Commonwealth level, and managed projects in the Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea.
John Lord has spent more than 40 years at sea and in maritime industries. He has served in the Australian Navy, with an Australian State Marine Authority, and more recently as a Director with an international maritime company.
Nazery Khalid is a Senior Fellow at the Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA), a maritime policy think-tank. The thrust of his research is in the field of maritime economics, with a focus on ports, shipping, multimodal transport, freight logistics, offshore oil and gas, maritime supply chain, and maritime trade issues.
Nazery holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Ottawa University, Kansas, USA and an MBA from the International Islamic University, Malaysia.
David Wignall has worked in ports for 25 years. He founded his own company, David Wignall Associates, to develop ports and help managers get the best out of their terminals.
Justin Merrigan grew up close to Dun Laoghaire harbour in Ireland, where the activities of the ferries became a fascination, and has worked for Stena Sealink Line, Sea Containers and Incat. He is an associate member of the Master Mariners Association of Tasmania and author of several books detailing European ferry services.
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