Professor Konstantinos Stergiou holds degrees in biology from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 'AUTh' (BSc, PhD), and in oceanography from McGill University, Canada. Since 2006 professor at the School of Biology, AUTh, he teaches courses on Ichthyology, Fisheries Biology, Fisheries Resources, Management and Time-Series Analysis. Director of the Laboratory of Ichthyology. His research interests cover fish life-history, population dynamics, fisheries ecology, modeling and forecasting, ecosystem management, and bibliometrics. Co-Chair in 2001-2007 of the CIESM Committee on Marine Ecosystems and Living Resources. Since 2004 participates in the FishBase Consortium. He serves in the Editorial Board of the journals Fisheries Research, Ethics in Science and Environmental Politics, and Journal of Biological Research. He is contributing editor of the Journal Marine Ecology Progress Series and Associate Editor for the FishBase Section in the journal Acta Ichthyologica et Piscatoria and Academic Editor of Plos-One. He has co-ordinated 7 EU projects and participated in several others. He has contributed 120 papers in peer-reviewed journals, 20 book chapters, and some 200 others (technical reports and popular magazines).