Dr. Tom Pickerell is SFP’s Global Tuna Director. Before joining SFP, he worked for Seafish, the UK Seafood Industry Authority, where he was the Technical Director. Previous to that role, Tom was the Senior Science Manager for the Seafood Watch program at Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. Earlier, Tom worked at the Shellfish Association of Great Britain (SAGB), where he managed the UK Shellfish Industry Development Strategy (SIDS) and later became the Director; WWF UK, where he was the Fisheries Policy Officer; and Defra, where he held a variety of different policy and strategy roles in fisheries and aquaculture. He has a degree in Marine Biology, a master's degree in Analytical Biology, and a PhD in shellfish aquaculture.