Ayman Mabrouk

Ayman Mabrouk

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Sea Grant Fellow, NOAA Center for Coastal Monitoring and Assessment
Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability


Michigan State University Jan. 2011- Dec. 2014
East Lansing, MI, USA
Ph.D. Fisheries and Wildlife
Advisor: Prof. William Taylor
Title: “The Role of Marine Protected Areas in Maintaining Sustainable Fisheries in the Red Sea”.

Suez Canal University Sep. 1993- May 1994
Ismailia, Ismailia, Egypt
Research Associate on coral reef fisheries in the Red Sea

Suez Canal University Sep. 1990- May 1993
Ismailia, Ismailia, Egypt
Bachelor of Science: Marine Biology

Proven mentor for Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) Managers in Egypt, with 15 years of experience in managing MPAs in the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, training and recruiting managers of MPAs in Egypt and the neighbors countries.

Effective, entrepreneurial, collaborative, and innovative marine protected area manager with proven ability to work with different stakeholders and administrators.

Efficient manager proficient in supervising multiple units and achieving strategic outcomes.

Successful environmental educator with a strong academic foundation and expertise in tropical marine ecosystems (Coral Reef, Mangrove, and Seagrass), Integrated Coastal Zone Management and Sustainable Tourism.


Research Interests
The Role of  Marine Protected Areas in Maintaining Sustainable Fisheries in the Red Sea