Dr. Mark Maunder,

Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission

Dr. Maunder is the head of the stock assessment program at the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) and is recognized
internationally as a leader in the development of methodology for fisheries stock assessment and population dynamics modeling.

He has served as a consultant and advisor for several national and international governmental and non-governmental organizations. He is a founding member and former president of the ADMB Foundation, and co-founder of the Center for the Advancement of Population Assessment Methodology (CAPAM).

Dr. Maunder has been an invited speaker on many occasions; reviewed stocks assessments for several national and international organizations; has over 50 peer reviewed publications and numerous reports; and attended many international conferences and workshops on fisheries, ecology, and statistics.

Dr. Maunder’s research focuses on the development of statistical methodology for fisheries stock assessment, protected species, and ecological modeling. He has organized and chaired the successful Fall workshop series on stock assessment methodology at IATTC for the past 10 years, which has now transitioned into the CAPAM workshop series.