Ray Hilborn is a Professor in the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, specializing in natural resource management and conservation. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in food sustainability, conservation and quantitative population dynamics. He has received the Volvo Environmental Prize, the American Fisheries Societies Award of Excellence, The Ecological Society of America’s Sustainability Science Award and the American Institute of Fisheries Research Biologists Outstanding Achievement Award for his pioneering work on assessment and management of global fisheries. A longtime collaborator with SFG, he is the co-author of several books and has published over 250 peer reviewed articles on the subject. Ray is a Fellow of the Washington State Academy of Sciences, the Royal Society of Canada and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.