Mark Graham is the Vice President of Research and Collections at the Canadian Museum of Nature. He studied marine biology at the University of Guelph and obtained a doctorate from Memorial University of Newfoundland. Mark’s professional experience extends to research in experimental biology and as a museum executive. He has worked in the museum community for the past 29 years, initially at the Vancouver Aquarium and currently at the Museum of Nature. As a researcher, Mark has explored the marine environments on all three coasts of Canada. Much of his time now is spent strategizing and planning for better conservation of biological diversity and for improved museum operations. He has a passion for studying things underwater using SCUBA, and when he has spare time, for fly fishing.