Aquaculture Leadership Group

ALG will champion and govern the SF2040 recommendations that enhance the aquaculture sector. The value of this group is in focusing on aquaculture improvements that are pragmatic in the short and long-term and enabling real change to support the shellfish industry to expand within realistic culture conditions. 

  Representation Name Company/Organisation
1. Chair James Fox-Davies Fowey Shellfish
2. Secretary Kim Cullen SF2040
3. Shellfish David Jarrad The Shellfish Association of Great Britain
4. Industry - Fin fish Oliver Robinson British Trout Association
5. Industry - offshore Mussel farmer John Holmyard Offshore Shellfish
6. Industry - oyster hatcheries Kelsey Thompson Morecambe Bay Oysters
7. Industry - oyster farmer Martin Syvret AquaFish Solutions Ltd
8. Seafish Aquaculture Dr Stuart McLanaghan Seafish
9. Defra

Ruth Allin
Sara Catahan
Rebecca Redrup

Freshwater Fisheries, Shellfish & Aquaculture
10. Aquaculture Science Dr Lewis Le Vay Centre for Applied Marine Sciences, Bangor University
11. Regulator Roger Covey Natural England
12. Government Michael Gubbins Cefas
13. Government Dr Christopher Sweeting Marine Management Organisation - Evidence
14.  Regulator Robert Whiteley Natural England

Other Regulators and Organisations – to be asked to attend meetings when relevant according to the work programme

  • Natural England
  • Environment Agency
  • Food Standards Agency
  • The Crown Estate
  • Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science
  • Association of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities
  • Marine Management Office
  • Animal Health Welfare Board England