Peter Horvat is a Communications professional with more than 19 years of experience in Australian Government Communications working across a number of portfolios including health, transport and pesticides and veterinary medicine, as well managing two federal advertising campaigns. Peter is the head of Australia’s Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, responsible for the coordination of communication activities across over 400 projects Australia wide. With almost ten years working with Rural Research and Development Corporations Peter has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of Australia’s primary production landscape. He has worked with all sectors of the Australian fishing and aquaculture industries looking at both domestic and international issues. His current focus is on increasing public awareness of the best practice and management of Australia’s fishing industry.