Southern Inshore Fisheries Management Company Limited

13529030_1199743286732042_8448229069995519808_nCarol Scott, Chief Executive 

Carol has 33 years experience in the commercial fishing industry in both Australia and New Zealand with a background in fisheries management, science and research, policy and marine planning, environmental management and fishing gear technology.

She is a member of a number of technical and community based working groups. These include marine protection forums, fisheries science working groups, fisheries specific management forums and a regional council biodiversity forum. In addition to these groups Carol is also an executive committee member for the NZ Federation of Commercial Fishermen, Secretary (and Past President) to the Port Nelson Fishermen’s Association, Executive Secretary to the NZ Tuna Management Association and ministerial appointment to the Blue Cod Management Group and inaugural Kaikoura Marine Guardians.

Carol is the Chief Executive for Southern Inshore Fisheries Management Company Limited based in Nelson. The Company represents the interests and rights of commercial fisheries quota owners for a number of inshore finfish stocks throughout the South Island and Taranaki regions.

Such a role requires knowledge and skills across a number of topics and issues that may impact on commercial fisheries from fisheries management and research, quota setting limits, deemed values, cost recovery, environmental and ecosystem management, marine spatial planning, biosecurity, and including any other issues that may apply.

The office of Southern Inshore is open to anyone who wants to come and discuss any matter. Located on Level 1, 137 Vickerman Street, Nelson or phone on 0274 536602