Megan O’Brien completed a National Diploma from the University of Johannesburg and has completed a post-graduate qualification in Aquaculture production from Stellenbosch University in 2010. Megan is a Rivers of Life scientist and provides fisheries and aquaculture specialist services to local and international clients and stakeholders. With Rivers of Life, Megan contributes to the aquaculture forums in Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal and has worked on aquaculture and fisheries projects across southern Africa. Megan’s expertise includes; fisheries; aquaculture production and systems. Megan has contributed to the development of, and implementation of the FISHTRAC programme in South Africa. Megan’s career vision is to support sustainable aquaculture business that contributes the livelihoods of vulnerable African communities.