Massimiliano Cardinale has an excellent experience in marine fisheries stock assessment and management, having more than 15 years of professional experience in the field of fisheries biology and ecology and more than 10 years of professional experience in the field of management of fisheries at national regional and global levels. Particularly significant is his 15-year experience at the Swedish National Board of Fisheries in charge for the stock assessment of the most important stocks of both the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. His activity includes statistical analysis, stock assessment, modelling, data managing, and otolith science. Also quite significant is his 5-year experience in Asia and in Africa under different SIDA projects. Currently, he has been a nominated Member of ACOM (under ICES) and STECF (under DG-MARE at EU commission) committees for fisheries and marine resource management since 2002. He has participated in more than 40 different working groups under ICES and more than 20 working groups under DG MARE. He has been the Chairman of more than 10 different working groups under both ICES and DG MARE umbrella, particularly SGMED, which is the Group responsible since 2008 for stock assessment of Mediterranean fisheries resources. In 2011, he has been invited as a Reviewer at the STAR panel of the Joint US-Canada Technical Review Panel for the Pacific Hake/Whiting Stock Assessment by the Center for Independent Expert (CIE). Dr. Cardinale has been recently a nominated official Member of the Editorial Board of the prestigious International Journal of Applied Ichthyology and ISRN Oceanography. He has more than 60 publications on international journals, including books, on numerous aspects of fisheries ecology as stock assessment, modeling, and analysis of historical data. He has also produced several working reports, presented more than 30 lectures, and has more than 100 hours of academic activity in different universities.
Biography Updated on 17 January 2012