Will Peat joins MRAG as a Consultant, having recently graduated from the University of Oxford after a four-year integrated Master’s Undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences. During his Master’s year, Will specialised in Marine Ecology, completing his thesis on the effects of damselfish populations on the herbivorous fish guild of the Mesoamerican Reef. Prior to joining MRAG, Will worked as a marine ecologist for Ocean Ecology Ltd delivering macrobenthic biodiversity analysis on the West Coast of Scotland. Alongside this, Will has previous experience in fishery consultancy, producing maps in QGIS for projects involving marine protected areas. Will is also experienced in literature and policy reviews, as well as quantitative data collection and analysis using R. Since joining MRAG, Will has contributed to projects focused on marine spatial planning and value chain analysis.