A Professor of Marine Science at the University of Otago, Gary has
participated in over 35 expeditions to the Antarctic and Subantarctic, and
attracted more than $20 million in research grants, resulting in 100 scientific
papers in peer-reviewed journals. Gary’s influence on internationally
collaborative Antarctic research was acknowledged with a Sir Peter Blake
Leadership Award in 2006 for his role in bringing together the multinational
team for the ANDRILL project, which he chaired between 2004 and 2009.
He has held the Byrd Fellowship at the Ohio State University and the Blaustein
Visiting Professorship at Stanford University.