Bruce Wright is senior scientist at the Aleutian Pribilof Island Association. After graduate school Bruce worked for the Alaska Department of Fish and Game as a Fish Biologist and then Habitat Biologist. When Bruce was a University of Alaska professor, the Exxon Valdez oil spill happened. Bruce was hired as the Chief of NOAA’s Office of Oil Spill Damage Assessment and Restoration. To understand declines in seabirds and marine mammals Bruce managed the Alaska Predator Ecosystem Experiment, a 7 year $20,000,000 project. In 2000-2001 he was assigned as Alaska Governor Knowles Science Advisor to the Pew Ocean Commission. Bruce has been working as the Senior Scientist for the Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association since 2005.