Dr Brendan Brooke is Director of National Seabed Mapping at Geoscience Australia. He has a PhD in Marine Geoscience, with internationally recognised expertise in coastal and marine sedimentary systems and geomorphology. He has extensive experience leading multidisciplinary teams of
scientists focused on research that addresses important knowledge gaps for Australia's coastal and marine ecosystems. This includes research projects under a range of national programs, with several ship-based surveys across a wide range of coastal, shelf and deep-water settings.