Presenter: Professor Denzil Miller

Name: Professor Denzil Miller
Position: Institute of Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart Australia

Biography: Denzil Miller has a PhD in marine biology from the University of Cape Town and is currently an Honorary Research Professor at the University of Tasmania. He received the South African Antarctic Medal in 1995 and the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Medal in 2007 for his contribution to Antarctic conservation and management. Denzil has published widely on marine and resource biology, policy, management and conservation issues. He has lead 15 research cruises to the Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic, been involved in the negotiation of a number of marine fisheries agreements internationally, convened the SCAR Group of Specialists on Southern Ocean Ecology and chaired the CCAMLR Scientific Committee between 1997 and 2000. He has served as the Executive Secretary of the 25-nation Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources since 2002 and chaired the United Nations Food and Agriculture OrganisationÕs (FAO) Regional Fisheries Bodies Secretariat Network from 2003-2008. Finally, Denzil has served as an expert advisor to the FAO on a number of subjects and as a reviewer of more than 10 national Antarctic marine science programmes.