Paolo Accadia is a fishery economist working for NISEA since 2013. He worked for more than ten years for IREPA (Economic Research Institute for Fishery and Aquaculture) as researcher first and director of the research unit in the last four years.
He collaborated as researcher for three years with CEMARE, Centre for the Economics and Management of Aquatic Resources, located in Portsmouth (UK).
He has a consolidated experience in the analysis of socio-economic aspects of Italian and Mediterranean fisheries. In the last years, his research activities have been mainly directed to the development of bio-economic models and the evaluation of management measures.
He has been involved, in some cases as scientific responsible and/or project coordinator, in several research projects and studies funded by the Italian Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry policy and the European Commission.
He has been member of the Sub-Committee on Economic and Social Sciences (SCESS), Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (FAO-GFCM), and has took part in a number of STECF (Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries) working groups of the European Commission.