Meet the team

Peter Manning


Peter is a social-economist with a wide practical experience in fisheries development.

Peter has 35 years of international development experience principally in the field of fisheries management and economics. He is working within the field of fisheries policy and has extensive experience with fisheries planning and development of management strategies and plans.  He has facilitated capacity building and training, including course, curriculum, and training material development.  Peter regularly works with the NFDS team on a range of short and longer-term projects.

Bio facts

Citizenship: Namibian

Qualifications: PhD from London School of Economics (thesis entitled “Managing Namibia’s Marine Fisheries: Optimal Resource Use and National Development Objectives”), MSc London School of Economics in Development Studies, BSc economics, University of Natal, South Africa.

Countries of Work Experience: Angola, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Cuba, DRC, Gambia, Ghana, Indonesia, Italy, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Pacific Island Countries, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Spain, Tanzania, Thailand, UK, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe.