Dalal Al-Abdulrazzak is the Seafood Specialist with the Ocean Wise Sustainable Seafood Programme at the Vancouver Aquarium. She was formerly an Ocean Policy Analyst at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia’s Fisheries Centre, where she also did her PhD. Her research aims to document and understand the long-term impacts of fisheries on marine ecosystems in order to implement effective marine policy. She is particularly interested in issues related to overfishing, applied use of historical baselines, and the global impact of ghost gear. She was born and raised in Kuwait and currently resides in Vancouver, BC.