Executive Committee Introduction – Today introducing Claudio

Claudio1Dr. Claudio Castillo-Jordán is a Data Analyst Research Scientist with CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere where he started in April 2017 after finished his PhD. Claudio is also one of the Directors for the Chilean Graduate Conference 2018, a collaboration between Chilean Postgrad Students Association in Australia, CSIRO and the University of Tasmania. Claudio grew up in Linares, central Chile and did his Undergrad (Aquaculture and Fishing Engineer) in Concepcion (BioBio Region) at the Catholic University of Concepcion. After that, he started to work at the Oceanography Department in “Marines Populations Assessment Laboratory” at University of Concepcion in Chile in several fisheries projects funded by the Chilean Government. He was responsable for taking samples onboard, processing and reporting results. Then he decides to start his Master of science in Fisheries at University of Concepcion, working with small pelagic fish and environmental variables in Chile. After the big earthquake in Chile (2010), he made the decision to come to study his PhD in Hobart, arriving in June 2012 and starting his PhD in February 2013. Claudio has been with the CSIRO for the past 5 years, demonstrated connections in recruitment patterns across southern hemisphere fish stocks related to differing global and local environmental signals. He modelled the implications of incorporating environmental change to demonstrate its importance for sustainable management of global fish stocks. ​Recently Dr. Castillo-Jordan was part of a CSIRO delegation working in collaboration with  IFOP in Valparaiso (Chile), implementing Management Strategy Evaluation for the Chilean fisheries.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2017  Ph.D. (Quantitative Marine Science) Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies and CSIRO, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia.
  • 2010  M.Sc. (Fisheries.) Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile.
  • 2006 B.Sc. (Hons. Fisheries and Aquaculture Engineer.) Universidad Católica de la Ssma. Concepción, Concepción, Chile.

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