Professor Clive Schofield is Head of Research at the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute, World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmö, Sweden. He was previously Director of Research at the Australian Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS), University of Wollongong (UOW), Australia and remains a Visiting Professor with ANCORS. He holds a PhD (geography) from the University of Durham, UK and an LLM from the University of British Columbia, Canada.
International Comparisons: Examining the Current and Future Capacity of Seafarers (COMPASS)
- Identify international recruiting, career progression and retention programs;
- Understand how training aspects are facilitated at the national and local levels by government and other organizations/entities;
- Examine seafarer certification processes at the international level with a view to identifying best practices; and
- Examine how foreign seafarers, including underrepresented groups (women and indigenous people), filling market gaps in the domestic markets.
Dr. Tafsir Matin Johansson is employed as an Associate Research Officer at the WMU-Sasakawa Global Ocean Institute (Global Ocean Institute) in Malmö, Sweden. Prior to joining the Global Ocean Institute, Tafsir served as Research Associate at the World Maritime University (WMU) where he has held office since 2013. Tafsir is a policy analyst with a Ph.D. in Maritime Affairs from WMU, an LLM in Maritime Law from the University of Lund, Sweden, and an LLB from the University of Chittagong, Bangladesh.