David Jonathan Mills

WorldFish Lead - Timor Leste

Dr. David Mills spearheads WorldFish’s research initiatives in Timor-Leste, overseeing programs encompassing coastal fisheries and inland aquaculture. Before joining WorldFish in 2006, David accumulated 13 years of experience in fisheries ecology research in Australia at institutions like CSIRO and the Tasmanian Aquaculture and Fisheries Institute.

His comprehensive expertise is showcased through leadership in research projects spread across diverse locations like Timor-Leste, Vietnam, and Ghana. David specializes in sustainable coastal livelihoods, fisheries governance, and broader system sustainability, holding a degree and a PhD in fisheries ecology from the University of Tasmania.