35 years experience in international marine and fisheries affairs
Managing and negotiating with multicultural teams
Analytical skills in particular economics of natural renewable resources
Head of Fisheries Policies Division, OECD, Paris, France
2001 - 2015
Responsible for delivering work streams to the OECD's Fisheries Committee. Areas have included fisheries and aquaculture certification, green growth, IUU fishing, globalisations, policy coherence for development, oceans agenda, blue economy.
OECD's representative to numerious bodies inclufing FAO, WTO, regional fisheries organistions, various NGOs on fisheries and aquaculture matters.
Senior Economist, Fisheries Policies Division, OECD, Paris France
1999 - 2001
Evidence based economic and policy analysis on fisheries and aquaculture related matters.
Project Manager, Marine Stewardship Council, London, United Kingdom
1996 - 1998
Establishing the Marine Stewardship Council, an accreditation body ensuring that the fisheries sustainability standard was developed and implemented. Setting up the MSC as an NGO and an operating company for logo licensing. Running the MSC and representing the organisation at high levels in policy, industry and royalty.
Some German, Swedish and Norwegian
Dealing with multicultural teams
Natural renewables and resources management: fisheries, aquaculture and oceans affairs
Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
cand. merc. 1980
College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium
Certificat des Hautes Etudes Europeennes, 1979
INSEAD, Fontainbleau, France
Young Managers Programme, 1985