Te Ātiawa Ki Kāpiti, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Ngāti Raukawa
Monique is a Tai Pari (Policy Analyst) advising on issues in the marine sphere including Rock Lobster and other invertebrate species in the Quota Management System. She has returned to Te Ohu Kaimoana after completing a summer scholarship through Victoria University and Te Ohu Kaimoana over the 2017/18 summer, examining Māori Management of Wai Māori and its Associated Taonga.
Monique holds a Bachelors of Science majoring in Marine Biology and Masters of Science in Marine Biology. in 2021, Monique will head to Japan as a recipient of the joint Te Ohu Kaimoana and Moana New Zealand Global Fisheries Scholarship.