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Expertise: Fisheries


Ussif Rashid Sumaila is a Professor and Director of the Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He is described by fisheries scientist, Dr Charles Pete Peterson from North Carolina as, “a terrific and public-minded genius”. Dr Sumaila’s research is in the area of natural resources and environmental economics, with particular emphasis on fisheries. He specializes in bioeconomics, marine ecosystem valuation and the analysis of global issues such as fisheries subsidies, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, and the economics of high and deep sea fisheries. He has worked in fisheries and natural resource projects in Norway, Canada and the North Atlantic region, Namibia and the Southern African region, Ghana and the West African region and Hong Kong and the South China Sea. 

Ussif Rashid Sumaila



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