Carey Bonnell

Team leader, Researcher

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Carey began his career in 1997 as a technical assistant at the Marine Institute, progressing through roles that included a one year international work placement with MI in the Philippines in 1998. In 2000 Carey moved to Nunavut and progressed through various positions from Director, Acting Assistant Deputy Minister and Acting Deputy Minister of the Government of Nunavut’s Department of Environment. Mr. Bonnell joined the Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation early in 2005 as an Industrial Liaison Officer and was promoted to the position of Managing Director in January 2007. In January of 2010 Carey was appointed as Head of the School of Fisheries within the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University which is the position he currently holds today.

In addition to his Institutional responsibilities Carey currently serves as the Industry Co-Chair of the Canadian Seafood Value Chain Roundtable and is President of the International Association of Seafood Professionals.