Scott Large Ph. D is a Professional Officer for Advisory Services at the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), where he facilitates the production of scientific advice for national and international decision-making on marine issues throughout the North Atlantic by working with  fisheries and environmental scientists to conduct stock assessments, benchmark analytical processes, and draft scientific advice. Prior to ICES, Scott served as a postdoctoral researcher at National Marine Fisheries Service in Woods Hole, USA. In this capacity, he developed quantitative and empirical techniques to identify thresholds in ecosystem responses to fishing and the environment.