28 Apr April 28, 2015 in TrusteeDr. Mialy Andriamahefazafy was our resident environmental lawyer and policy advisor for several years in Madagascar, working to support our fisheries, blue carbon, endangered species and reproductive health work. After completing an MPhil in Conservation Leadership at the University of Cambridge, she embarked on PhD journey (hyperlink for PhD journey: https://serval.unil.ch/fr/notice/serval:BIB_7E0D668DF275) at the University of Lausanne investigating tuna fisheries in Madagascar, Mauritius and Seychelles. She analysed the politics of access to tuna resources by small-scale and industrial fishing operators, perceptions around tuna overfishing and regional cooperation around management. Her interests in research and advocacy continue to be in fisheries management and oceans governance with a multi-scalar approach. She is currently a research fellow at Centre for Blue Governance at the University of Portsmouth monitoring the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals on the oceans (SDG 14) in East Africa.