Management Team

Dr Andy Woolmer, Director

image1Andy is one of the leading aquaculture specialists in the UK. He has a love of the sea, passion for good food and keen interest in marine conservation. Marine biology trained at Swansea University, he established the successful Mumbles Oyster company. He works closely with aquaculture and marine conservation bodies across the UK.

Joseph Kidd, Director

image2Joseph is an experienced development professional with over 15 years experience in offshore development. He has been involved in the development of projects across a range of marine sectors including offshore wind, marine energy, ports & harbours and aquaculture.

Board

Ceri Crichton, Non-Exec Director

image3Ceri is an experienced business development professional with longstanding experience in the private and third sector. Ceri has a background in merchandising and particular experience in the plastics sector. In 2014 Ceri joined Pembrokeshire Coastal Forum and led on the development of a wide range of environmentally focussed projects including the high profile Ecobank project. Ceri is therefore able to bring a wealth of knowledge and contacts in the sector.

Jon Parker, Non-Exec Director

image4Jon has worked within the agri-food and fisheries sector for 20 years delivering projects from training and development through to national grant schemes in support of the food and drink industry and within the field of technology and innovation.

Jessica Adams, Non-Exec Director

image5Jess is a senior researcher at Aberystwyth University with a focus on on the multidisciplinary BEACON project considering the production of high value chemicals and compounds in addition to biofuels from a range of biological feedstocks. Jess’ research predominantly considers macroalgae, with areas of interest including bioprospecting for novel enzymes and microbes and as a biorefinery feedstock to produce biofuels, polymers and high value compounds.