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Marc Allain

Network Facilitator and Research Associate

 

Marc Allain

Marc Allain has more than thirty years experience working on fisheries policy issues in Canada and overseas. His specialty is participatory policy development with fishermen and community based fishing fleets. He spearheaded the development of the Network proposal as a consultant to the Canadian Council of Professional Fish Harvesters. His primary role is to work with the Principle Investigator to achieve consensus amongst the project partners in the realization of the Network’s goals and objectives and ensure that industry perspectives and interests are well represented in Network projects.

 

Marc has worked in Central America as a representative of OXFAM-Canada, been a consultant on fisheries policy to numerous fishermen’s organizations and ENGOs such as Greenpeace International. He has presented his fisheries research at symposiums organized by the WTO, the FAO and the Commonwealth Secretariat. Marc has a Masters in Marine Management and a Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) from Dalhousie University. He is fluent in French, English and Spanish and lives in Chelsea, Quebec.