Professor Sadovy joined The University of Hong Kong in 1993 after five years as Director of the Fisheries Research Laboratory of the government of Puerto Rico and then as biologist with the Caribbean Fishery Management Council of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA, USA). She was previously based at the Marine Science Department of the University of Puerto Rico. Current teaching activities emphasize the biology, fisheries and conservation of fishes. Courses coordinated include Fish Biology, Conservation Ecology, Fisheries and Mariculture at the undergraduate level and teaching in other courses including Environmental Management for postgraduates. From February – July, 2007, she was head of Department just prior its integration into the School of Biological Sciences.