Mary is a senior research scientist at the Kenyan Marine and Fisheries Research Institute
She is focusing on fish nutrition, aquaculture probiotics, antibiotic resistance in farmed fish, omega 3 in farmed fish, fish health management, all-male tilapia production, and cage farming in Lake Victoria. She is currently working on alternative protein sources for aquaculture as well as establishing a digital farmed fish supply and distribution network. Mary is widely published, with 41 peer-reviewed papers and 16 book contributions to her name. She holds a PhD in Fisheries Science from Kenyatta University.