Distinguished Professor Stuart Kaye is one of Australia’s leading international lawyers. He is also the Director and Professor of Law within the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at UOW.

Distinguished Professor Stuart Kaye is one of Australia’s leading international lawyers. He is also the Director and Professor of Law within the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) at the University of Wollongong, where researchers from law, social and environmental sciences, collaborate with national governments and community stakeholders to bring about legislative, regulatory and management changes, and develop community-based management plans that safeguard local fish stocks.

“Fish account for between 15 and 20 percent of world protein intake for around half of humanity. With world fish consumption rising 122% between 1990 and 2017, and an increasing proportion of world fish stocks being overfished, the consequences of climate change and the potential ramifications, food security and social stability the importance of sustainable fisheries management cannot be overstated,” says D/Prof Kaye.

As Director of ANCORS, D/Prof Kaye has helped grow the only multidisciplinary university-based centre of its type in the Southern Hemisphere, with over 25 academic staff and an international reputation in ocean law and policy.

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