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Rob Murdoch - NIWA

Rob MurdochRob is the General Manager, Research at NIWA and currently on the Research Centre’s board.

Rob completed his PhD in Marine Science at the University of Otago and his specialist interest is in oceanography and marine ecology.

He has been a practising scientist on projects associated with the Southern Ocean, aquaculture, oil and gas exploration, and marine conservation. He has overseen the planning and direction of NIWA's science, the operation of their research vessels (since 1999), and helps manage NIWA’s relationships with key stakeholders and collaborators.