Ocean Equity Research

Quentin Hanich



Professor Quentin Hanich leads the Fisheries Governance Research Program and is a Nippon Foundation Ocean Nexus Research Chair. He works throughout the Indo-Pacific region in various international research partnerships focusing on ocean governance and equity, marine conservation, and the sustainable and equitable management of transboundary fisheries.

He is particularly interested in strategic research and capacity-building projects that support equitable ocean outcomes for coastal developing States. With this goal in mind, he engages closely with governments, stakeholders and international fora, and develops collaborative studies and courses that address current and future ocean governance and policy challenges. 

Quentin is also the Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Marine Policy, and a member of the UN Experts Panel for the World Ocean Assessment, and the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas. Quentin lives by the sea and loves the ocean, its nature and its people.