Eric Gilman, is an SFP consultant, providing technical advice for development and implementation of SFP’s tuna sector strategy.  This includes the development and adaptation of procurements specs for purse seine and longline supplied tuna products, advice to corporate partners on sustainable tuna sourcing policies, and improvement recommendations for regional and sub-regional tuna fisheries management systems in the western and central Pacific Ocean. Eric is Associate Faculty with Hawaii Pacific University, College of Natural and Computational Sciences. His research areas include: marine fisheries science and governance, ecosystem-level effects of marine capture fisheries, and gear technology mitigation of problematic bycatch in marine capture fisheries. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Tasmania School of Geography and Environmental Studies, Australia; M.Sc. from Oregon State University Department of Oceanography, USA; and B.A. from Wesleyan University, USA. Eric is based in Honolulu, HI. Publications are available at: