Author Riley Elliott

Riley Elliott a.k.a ‘Shark Man’ is a passionate surfer, spear-fisherman, free-diver and scuba diver from New Zealand. Currently a PhD student at Auckland University, Riley has dedicated his skills and research to shark conservation, has appeared in numerous documentaries and encourages his audiences to embrace and conserve the natural world. Riley has worked with Ocean Ramsay to help end the Western Australia shark cull and is a modern-day ambassador who communicates and advocates science for all. An experienced public speaker, Riley had delivered engaging conservation messages to the media, local communities and at his TED X Talk in Auckland, 2014.