Lifetime hands on in the fishing industry, with extensive UK, Papua New Guinea and Pacific island fishery experience covering artisanal, aquaculture, small scale commercial and industrial fisheries, processing, policy, investment, branding and marketing in the private sector.
Also uniquely, having extensive experience in the public sector; on boards, in advisory roles to Governments and supporting/leading Government delegations to various international forums throughout the Central and Western Pacific, including WCPFC, Asia, EU and UN.
For 23 years ran my own net rigging company and consultancy, and for 14 years was the leading sashimi tuna longline operator in PNG. The last 13 years since 2010, as commercial manager for the PNA office in Majuro RMI, bridged both the region’s private and public sectors in the world’s largest tuna fishery.
Now offer a range of consultancy services.
Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) are Palau, FSM, RMI, Kiribati, Tuvalu, Nauru, Solomon Islands and PNG, with Tokelau working with the PNA group