ATSE new Fellow 2023

Bronwyn Gillanders FTSE

Professor Bronwyn Gillanders

Professor Bronwyn Gillanders FTSE

Oceans advocate

Professor Bronwyn Gillanders is a globally recognised oceans scientist whose research is critical to sustainable management of commercial fisheries and protection of coastal environments.  

She has pioneered transformative techniques in marine management and conservation, including using fish ear bones and trace chemicals to understand fish populations. She has undertaken seminal work on cephalopods, and her efforts have led to the protection of the only known breeding aggregation of cuttlefish in the world.

Bronwyn also led the Spencer Gulf Ecosystem Development Initiative, considered an outstanding case study in marine management achieving sound outcomes for both gulf users and the environment.