The Stakeholder Committee is a diverse group of individuals invested in shaping the future of the UK fishing and
seafood sector. Their guidance and knowledge ensure that FIS projects and initiatives align with the needs of the industry.

Lisa Bennett
Lisa BennettMarine Stewardship Council
Lisa represents the Marine Stewardship Council, a non-profit sustainable fishing charity.
Brian Chambers
Brian ChambersAnglo-North Irish Fish Producers Organisation
Brian represents the Anglo-North Irish Fish Producers Organisation and has over 33 years fishing experience.
Mike Cohen
Mike CohenNational Federation of Fishermen's Organisations
Mike is the Chief Executive of the NFFO, the trade association representing commercial fishers in England and Wales.
Nathan de Rozarieux
Nathan de RozarieuxTegen Mor
Nathan is a fisheries consultant and inshore fisherman, with experience of fisheries management, grant programmes, and seafood supply chains across the UK and EU.
Jim Evans
Jim EvansWelsh Fishermen's Association - Cymdeithas Pysgotwyr Cymru
Jim is the CEO of the WFA-CPC, the national representative body for fishermen’s associations in Wales.
Hannah Fennell
Hannah FennellOrkney Fisheries Association
Hannah is the CEO of Orkney Fisheries Association and President of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation.
Steve Mackinson
Steve MackinsonScottish Pelagic Fishermen's Association
Steve is the Chief Scientific Officer for the SPFA. He is passionate about enabling industry to get actively engaged in science through building respectful working relationships.
Helen McLachlan
Helen McLachlanRSPB
Helen is Head of Marine Policy for RSPB Scotland and has spent much of her career working with fisheries on how to improve the sustainability of marine management.
Cameron Moffat
Cameron MoffatØrsted
Cameron is a Commercial Fisheries Manager at Ørsted, the UK’s largest offshore wind developer.
Mike Park OBE
Mike Park OBEScottish White Fish Producers Association
After 30 years fishing as a skipper and vessel owner, Mike is now the Chief Executive of the SWFPA, which represents 260 vessels and 1400 fishers.
Emma Plotnek
Emma PlotnekFishing into the Future
Emma is the Executive Director of the fishermen-led Charity, Fishing into the Future.
Robert Stevenson
Robert StevensonFisherman
Robert has been involved in the Scottish fishing industry for more than forty years.
Daniel Whittle
Daniel WhittleWhitby Seafoods
Daniel leads the UK’s largest scampi manufacturer, Whitby Seafoods, which buys from over 500 fishing boats across the UK and Ireland.
Martyn Youell
Martyn YouellWaterdance Ltd
Martyn is Commercial Director at the fishing business Waterdance Ltd, as well as a board member of the Western Fish Producers’ Organisation and an executive committee member of the NFFO.
Douglas Beveridge
Douglas BeveridgeThistle Seafoods Ltd
Douglas has worked in fisheries for some 35+ years, from marine fisheries scientist to most recently the CSR Department Head for Scottish seafood processor Thistle Seafoods Ltd.