At the helm

The Fishing Porthole comes from the wheelhouse.

Like Fishing into the Future, the Fishing Porthole is a resource built by fishermen, for fishermen. We are led by fishermen and people working in the fishing industry, who give their time voluntarily to support Fishing into the Future while also running fishing businesses and working closely with the sector.

MEET THE CONTRIBUTORS TO THE PORTHOLE

Our contributors include active fishermen, owners of small and large fishing vessels amongst their number. The remainder are fisheries experts working in the seafood supply chain, scientific research, and economics. To build upon the Fishing Porthole and enhance the value it offers, we are continually reaching out to a diverse collection of people with valuable experiences and knowledge to share.

David Stevens

Dave is a fisherman from Newlyn

 

Adrian Bartlett

Adrian is a marine & fishing consultant and promoter of British shellfish

 

Emma Plotnek

Emma is the Executive Director of Fishing into the Future

David Anderson

Dave is the CEO of the Aberdeen Fish Producers’ Organisation

Jimmy Buchan

Jimmy is a seafood trader and retired fisherman from Peterhead

Peter Bruce 

Peter is a fisherman in the North Sea

Hazel Curtis

Hazel is an expert in fisheries economics

Alexa Dayton

Alexa is an expert in developing fishing industry leadership

Sean Dennison

Sean is a crab fisherman based in Orkney

Hannah Fennell

Hannah is Head of the Orkney Fisheries Association

Trevor Jones

Trevor is a Welsh fisherman, fish farmer, and expert in fishing safety 

Michel Kaiser

Michel is professor of fisheries conservation at Herriot-Watt University

Jimmy Kelly

Jimmy is a creel fisherman and U10m fleet representative based in Portavogie

Steve Mackinson

Steve is a researcher at the Scottish Pelagic Fishermen’s Association

Ashley Mullenger

Ashley is a North Sea Fisherman promoting UK fishing on social media

Mike Park

Mike is CEO of the Scottish White Fish Producer Organisation

Alan Steer

Alan is a third-generation crab fisherman from Devon

Neil Witney

Neil is an U12m trawler fisherman from Newhaven

Deborah Layde

Deborah is the CEO of The Seafarers’ Charity

Tina Barnes

Tina is head of Impact at the Seafarers’ Charity

hattie mellor

Hattie is the Fishing Porthole project manager 

Alison Freeman

Alison is the Fisheries Programme Manager at the Fishmongers’ Company Fisheries Charitable Trust 

Amy Hutchinson

Amy is part of the Creative Team at Mindfully Wired Comms that brought the Porthole to life!

MEET OUR FUNDERS

The Fishmongers’ Company

We work collaboratively with the Fish and Fisheries Team at the Fishmonger’s Company, who provide financial support for our charitable activities

Find our more about The Fishmongers’ Charity.

The Fishmongers' Company
The Seafarers' Charity

The Seafarers’ Charity

The Seafarer’s Charity provides financial support for our charitable activities.

The Seafarers’ Charity aims to tackle the disadvantages of a seafaring life by leading collaboration, funding and advocacy to improve fishers’ and seafarers’ lives.

Find out more about The Seafarers’ Charity.

Fisheries and Seafood Scheme

A grant from the Fisheries and Seafood Scheme has funded the development of many of the learning resources we use on a regular basis.

Find out more about the Fisheries and Seafood Scheme

Fisheries & Seafood Scheme

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