Michael Phillips is Director of Aquaculture and Fisheries Science at WorldFish. Recognized as a global leader in aquaculture research, Michael joined WorldFish in 2008 where he has since developed a wide portfolio of research on sustainable aquaculture. Previously, he served as Program Manager at the Network of Aquaculture Centers in Asia-Pacific (NACA) where he managed the organizations’ aquaculture research and development programs. Michael holds a Ph.D. in Aquaculture and Fish Behavior from the University of Stirling and a B.S. in Biological Sciences from University of Lancaster.