Current and Recent Projects:

  • Consultant to King Reef Seafoods P/L, Queensland -700t barramundi farm, environmental approvals, bioremediation & treatment design
  • Consultant to Pabaju Pearls pearl farming operation, Cape York – government approvals application for aquaculture operations
  • Project Management Advisor to Kailag Enterprises P/L sponge farming venture at Yorke Island, Torres Strait – Coscinoderma mathewsii collagen based sponge, project establishment and licensing, environmental management, production, training,
  • Pearl farm Joint Venture feasibility : Ryukyu Pearl Co.Ltd and Perljwe Kabira Co Ltd, Okinawa, Japan and Yorke Island Torres Strait, Queensland
  • Biotechnology Review: “The significance of bioactive compounds in sea sponges and other marine organisms in Torres Straits and the potential for aquaculture production” – Reef & Rainforest Research Centre
  • Investment study: “Pacific Aquaculture Scoping Study of investment opportunities: giant clam mariculture in Micronesia” – VF P/L
  • Training Development: “Transfer of Pacific experience to Indigenous Australian sustainable aquaculture: Sponge culture, from Pohnpei to Torres Strait” ACIAR/SPC Pacific Aquaculture Project
  • Environmental evaluations for aquaculture site: Environmental Management Plan & Benthic flora & fauna survey – State & Commonwealth EPBC application for Pabaju Pearls P/L, Cape York, Queensland
  • Project Manager to Barra North P/L, a 300t barramundi farming venture nearTownsville, QLD – technical management, larval production, nursery and growout production. Training of staff, establishment and improvement of profitable farming systems
  • Consultancy on pearl farm financial valuation and economic assessment, Sumbawa, Indonesia – production, quality, farm production value, negotiations with owners and Provincial and National government officials, PT Newmont P/L, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Baseline fisheries monitoring Ok Tedi gold mine, Papua New Guinea – ecological assessments, socioeconomic impacts, traditional fishing methods. PNG Department of Fisheries, Port Moresby
  • “Aquaculture development investigations in the Ok Tedi/Fly River region” : investigation and report on freshwater prawn and native fish farming, site investigations, recommendations for training and development of Lowlands Aquaculture Development Centre, Ok Tedi Development Foundation, Papua New Guinea.
  • Aquaculture investment considerations Alotau, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea – fish hatchery and growout, pearl culture, hatchery technology, development options – Coecon Investments Ltd, PNG.