Susanna Fuller works with Oceans North, and is based in Halifax, Canada. From 2006-2018, Susanna was the Senior Marine Conservation Coordinator at the Ecology Action Centre (EAC) and has been active in the DSCC since 2005. Susanna has worked on marine conservation issues, and particularly the impacts of fishing, since the 1990s and has a PhD on marine sponges in the Northwest Atlantic. Susanna has been involved in extensive policy work both at international and national level in Canada and assisted in a review of the implementation of the United Nations Fish Stocks Agreement for the Canadian government. Susanna sits on the NAFO Working Group on Ecosystem Approach to Management. She has co-authored several reports and papers on sustainable fisheries and fishing gear impacts.
Sebastian Losada is the Oceans Policy Adviser at Greenpeace International. He has combined his work in political fora with several at-sea expeditions to document deep-sea fisheries and the impacts of illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing. Sebastian has also focused on the impact of industrial fishing practices on coastal communities and the role of fisheries and aquaculture on food security. Sebastian took a 12-month leave of absence in 2012-2013 to work in Brussels as the Fisheries Adviser to the Greens.
Lance Morgan, PhD is President and CEO of the Marine Conservation Institute. Dr Morgan is a marine biologist who received his PhD in Ecology from the University of California-Davis. His research interests range from zoology to conservation and he has studied taxa as diverse as deep-sea corals, rockfishes, seabirds and orcas. He has explored the ocean as a scuba diver, aquanaut and submersible pilot. He has authored a number of scientific reports on the environmental impacts of fishing methods and marine protected areas.