Managing Director (since 2005) / Fisheries Research Development Corporation
Dr Patrick Hone has extensive knowledge of all sectors of the fishing and aquaculture industries. He has more than 20 years of experience working for the Fisheries Research Development Corporation and has played a key role in the planning, management and funding of fishing and aquaculture related research, development and extension in Australia. Dr Hone has become one of Australia’s leading spokespeople on the role of marine science. He has a PhD from Adelaide University and had worked for SARDI on a wide range of aquaculture research for southern bluefin tuna, pacific oysters, mussels, yellowtail kingfish and abalone.