Ms. Fiona Meke, assistant lecturer, is currently pursuing a Postgraduate Diploma in Islands and Ocean Stewardship at the University of the South Pacific. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marine Affairs and Sociology from the University of the South Pacific, and a Certificate in Administration Training for Fisheries Institution – Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea. Ms. Fiona teaches Fisheries Economics and Policies, Fisheries Education, Fish Population Dynamics, and Marine Ecology, to year one students in the Fisheries Department. Her research interest include: Fisheries Management regimes and associated economic issues and challenges, as well as social issues in fisheries. Her current ongoing research considers issues in IUU fishing, basic human rights in the tuna industry, gender-based roles in fisheries, importance and social inclusivity, as well as Coral Reef ecology, its impacts from climate change and community livelihood.