The role of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) is to advise the ICES Board of Directors on the quality, direction, scope, salience and focus of ICES’ work and review its achievements in light of its stated mission. The SAC also provides input to ICES leadership on research priorities and alignment as part of the strategic and business planning process.
The SAC is chaired by a member of the Board of Directors, and its membership is determined by the Board of Directors in consultation with the chair. On an annual basis, it provides to the Board of Directors a report on ICES’ scientific work and direction.
The membership consists of Canadian and international experts with combined scientific expertise that is reflective of ICES’ areas of research and strategic priorities. The SAC is comprised of the following individuals: