Dr. John Hampton,

Oceanic Fisheries Programme, Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Dr. John Hampton serves at the manager of the Oceanic Fisheries Programme (Secretariat of the Pacific Community), where he manages fisheries stock assessment and population dynamics research.

Previously, Dr. Hampton was the principal fisheries scientist for the SPC’s Oceanic Fisheries Programme, an experimental scientist at the CSIRO Division of Fisheries Research, and a biologist at the Fisheries Division of the Department of Primary Industry in Australia.

Dr. Hampton holds a B.Sc. (Hons) from James Cook University of North Queensland, and a Ph.D. from the University of New South Wales, where his research focused on population dynamics and fishery management of southern bluefin tuna (Thunnus maccoyii).