Jesse Rihia works as a Tai Timu/Graduate Policy Analyst at Te Ohu Kaimoana. He provides policy support on fishing related issues, and the protection and enhancement of customary fishing rights. While he enjoys spending time in and around the ocean, Jesse will also be found improving his skills on the golf course outside of work. Before joining Te Ohu Kaimoana in March 2020, he completed a work program with the Tuwharetoa Fisheries Trust in his hometown of Taupō. Jesse holds a Bachelor of Science from Victoria University of Wellington, majoring in marine biology.