Programme Leader: Environmental Information Management. Head of the South and West Pacific Data Center for The Nippon Foundation-Seabed 2030 Project. Kevin Mackay (Bsc. Hons) is a geologist who as been working for NIWA for 32 years in the Fisheries and Ocean Geology groups. He has experience in relational database management and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). He has worked extensively with a variety of data sets in the marine environment including geology and geophysics, hydrography, freshwater fisheries, oceanography, fisheries, and biodiversity. Since 2010, he has been the IODE (Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO, International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange) National Coordinator for Oceanographic Data Management.