Professor, Department of Biology, University of Bergen
Employed by Department of Biology, University of Bergen, Norway from 1987-2000 and from 2002 to present. Taught and supervised more than 100 students from 40 countries. In 2000-2001 he was employed by the IMR, Centre for Development Cooperation in Fisheries where he worked with the R/V Dr. Fridtjof Nansen programme under FAO. He has lived and worked several years in various African countries and has experience from shorter term engagements in more than 25 developing countries. Primary research interest is fish stock assessment, ecology, harvest strategies and management of small-scale tropical fisheries.