Domestic and Export Sector Panel — Seafish

Domestic and Export Sector Panel

The Domestic and Export Sector Panel guides our work in catching, farming and processing seafood for consumption in the UK or for export.

The panel advises Seafish on the issues and concerns facing the domestic and export sector of the UK seafood industry.

Members are appointed by Seafish for their expertise and position within this sector; some are representatives of key industry/trade bodies and others are recruited by Seafish to represent specific activities/interests.

Panel members

  • Jerry Percy, Chair
  • Chris Anderson, Alyeska (representing processors using domestic catch)
  • Anne Birnie, Scottish Association of Fish Producer Organisations
  • Martyn Boyers, British Ports Association
  • Andrew Brown, Scottish Seafood Association
  • Mike Cohen, National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations
  • Robert Duthie, Scottish Pelagic Processors Association
  • Jim Evans (representing Welsh interests)
  • David Jarrad, Shellfish Association of Great Britain
  • Rosemary Johnston (representing Northern Ireland interests)
  • Sheila Keith (representing Shetland interests)
  • Elspeth Macdonald, Scottish Fishermen’s Federation
  • Sarah Ready (representing small boat and inshore fishing interests)
  • TBC, UK Association of Fish Producer Organisations

The Panel meets twice a year. The Minutes are published once approved. Access the Minutes below. 


Previous Minutes are available on request by contacting Simon Potten on the below contact details.

Get in touch

Simon Potten, Head of Safety and Training at Seafish, provides secretariat for the group. All enquiries should be directed to him.

Simon Potten
Head of Safety and Training
01472 252 337
07876 035 743