research_1000How to do good better? Cultivate curiosity & understanding, create a reflective practice, deliver impact – I collaborate and consult with institutions and organisations around the world on interdisciplinary research projects.

Fully qualified research consultant, with Ph.D in Environment and Society.

Selected research interests: social impact, gender, human wellbeing, ocean health, blue society/blue mindfulness, systems change.


Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at Sport and Leisure Studies in the Dept. of Te Oranga at the University of Waikato, New Zealand.

Post-doctoral Research Fellow, 2016, Whitaker Institute for Innovation and Societal Change, NUIG, NEAR – Health project funded by EPA-HSE.


2013 – 2014

  • Post-doctoral research fellowship, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.
  • Too Big To Ignore: Global partnership for sustainable small-scale fisheries research.


  • Research consultant: Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) project, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.

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