Full CV available on request


2013-2015
Post-doctoral fellowship (CNPq funded): Science without Borders
Laboratório de Evolução e Genética Animal, Universidade Federal do Amazonas, Brazil
PI: Tomas Hrbek
1998-2012
PhD: Identification of ornamental fishes for biosecurity
Bio-Protection Research Centre, Lincoln University, New Zealand
Supervisors: Karen F. Armstrong and Robert H. Cruickshank
MSc (distinction): Taxonomy and Biodiversity
Imperial College and the Natural History Museum, London, United Kingdom
Supervisors: Lukas Rüber and Ralf Britz
Consultant ecologist: self-employed, United Kingdom
BSc (hons): Marine and Freshwater Biology
University of Essex, United Kingdom
Subject editor at
Biodiversity Data Journal
Peer reviewer for
Systematic Biology
Molecular Ecology Resources
Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research
Neotropical Ichthyology
Biodiversity Data Journal
Zootaxa
PLoS ONE
Royal Society Open Science
PeerJ
Computer tools I use
Linux, git, Rstats, Unix shell, Python, HTML, CSS, RSS, MySQL, PHP, LaTeX, Markdown, Inkscape, Gimp, Ape, Phangorn, *Beast, MrBayes, Paup, PhyML, RAxML, ExaBayes ...