Dr Ken Anthony is an associate scientist at the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) and director of Environmental Strategies ES5. He started his career as an engineer and transitioned to marine biology after discovering coral reefs in 1986. Ken uses science to help sustain marine ecosystems in the face of climate change and other pressures from nature and mankind. Using tools from decision science, risk modelling and business strategy, he works with marine conservationists, environmental managers and policy-makers to find and communicate solutions that can work for ecosystems and people. He aims to produce science that can help conservation and restoration programs build resilience and protect biodiversity as well as to help sustain ecosystems that support economies, industries, and livelihoods. Ken holds a PhD from James Cook University, and a Master of Science from the University of Copenhagen.