Alexander Kotlarov, PhD
Alexander is a Management and Program Analyst for the Alaska Region's Restricted Access Management (RAM) Program and has worked for NOAA since 2004. He provides operational support to the Alaska Region federal fishing permit office, and works with state and federal agencies, tribes, and private individuals to provide information, as requested.
Alexander received his PhD from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in Natural Resource in Sustainability, Resource Economics, completing his MSc from the London School of Economics in Sea Use Law Economics & Policy Making and his BS from Northeastern in Pre Law Criminal Justice. In 1990, he completed the requirements to receive the 100 Tons Masters license for inland waters. Alexander’s commercial fishing experience includes many summers on a seiner, halibut fishing in Southeast and Kodiak, as well as few weeks on a 30-meter trawler in the Port of Lochinvar, Scotland and a few months on a 80-meter Russian factory trawler pollock fishing in the Bering Sea, Kamchatka, Russia.
Alexander enjoys, skiing, sailing, fishing, and traveling with his family.