Professor Denzil G.M. Miller, AM 

Denzil Miller

Denzil was a senior specialist scientist in the South African Fisheries Department from 1979 to 2002. He holds a PhD in marine biology from the University of Cape Town and has been a Professorial Fellow at the University of Wollongong since 2010. Denzil was awaded the South African Antarctic Medal in 1995 and the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Conservation Medal in 2007 for his contribution to Antarctic conservation and management. He has published over 65 peer-reviewed journal papers, book and book chapters on krill biology, as well as on marine living resources, policy, management and conservation issues. Denzil was Convenor of the CCAMLR (Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) Krill Working Group from 1987 to 1994, and chaired its Scientific Committee (SC-CAMLR) from 1996 to 2000. He served as CCAMLR Executive Secretary from 2002 to 2010. Denzil, and has lead fifteen research cruises to the Subantarctic and Antarctic. He chaired the FAO’s Regional Fisheries Bodies Secretariat Network from 2003 to 2009 and has been an expert advisor to the FAO, and other organisations, on various marine issues. Denzil played a leading role in negotiating three Regional Fisheries Management Organisations (RFMOs). He was a member of the NAFO and WPCFC performance review panels, as well as a peer reviewer for various Krill Fishery MSC certifications. He is currently Director: Antarctic Tasmania and Science Research Development and became an Honorary Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in 2011 for his Antarctic conservation work.  

Last reviewed: 15 March, 2016