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Fleur Sullivan – Fleur’s Place

By |2017-03-01T01:30:41+00:00February 28th, 2017|Categories: Women in Seafood|

Moeraki, Otago Fleur D.R. Sullivan The Walruss & the Carpenter Ltd. t/a Fleurs Place   My life in Moeraki and my entry into “Women in Seafood” came via a serious commitment to sourcing and serving naturally good food from the region, wherever I have lived. This started from the time a great Aunt squirted the milk [...]

Claire Webber

By |2017-01-31T06:02:52+00:00January 31st, 2017|Categories: Women in Seafood|

CLAIRE WEBBER - RESEARCH AND LIAISON OFFICER, AUSTRALIAN SOUTHERN BLUEFIN TUNA INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION BACKGROUND I was not raised in a fishing family, but I did grow up in the fishing town of Port Lincoln, South Australia, Southern Bluefin Tuna capital of the world and home of Australia’s largest fishing fleet, located on the tip of the [...]

Donna Wells

By |2017-01-11T07:59:59+00:00December 31st, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|

Kia ora and welcome to my profile. I am the Chief Executive, owner, and sole Director of Finestkind Limited, a business established in December 2000. Finestkind has become a multi award winning company specializing in quota trading, exporting of fresh chilled fish and seafood promotion. I was born and raised in Auckland and am of Ngati [...]

Christine Aston

By |2016-12-28T22:48:04+00:00November 30th, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|

My introduction to the fishing industry was when I married Craig. Our accountant said to me “Leave the fishing to Craig and you and I will do the rest”. I came from a nursing background and was originally from the North Island. That was 30 years ago and I’m still doing the book work for our [...]

Nici Gibbs

By |2016-10-31T03:22:42+00:00October 31st, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|

Nici Gibbs Director, Fathom Consulting Ltd I’ve been a policy advisor to the seafood industry for seventeen years now, but it all started by accident. Back in 1999 I dropped into a bar to help farewell an ex-colleague and I ended up chatting to a manager from the recently-established Seafood Industry Council (SeaFIC).  Next thing I [...]

Jenny Cooper

By |2016-10-25T21:59:02+00:00September 30th, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|

Jenny Cooper Compliance Manager - Westhaven Marketing Ltd. After completing a B.Com(Ag) majoring in Economics and marketing, my business interests have always been involved in marketing and exporting primary products: berry fruit, dairy and shellfish. My current role is in compliance at Westhaven. The role of compliance for "wild caught, safe sustainable seafood", and traceability is [...]

Rachel Taulelei

By |2016-10-25T07:09:03+00:00August 30th, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|

Rachel Taulelei Rachel Taulelei (Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga, Ngāti Rarua and Ngāti Koata), CEO Kono NZ This month Finest Kind is profiling Rachel Taulelei (Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga, Ngāti Rarua and Ngāti Koata), CEO Kono NZ.  Rachel was recently interviewed by the US Ambassador’s wife, Nancy Gilbert – rather than recreate the wheel, we’ve [...]

Reni Wereta-Gargiulo

By |2016-11-07T03:16:41+00:00July 31st, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|Tags: |

Kiwi Kai Reni Wereta-Gargiulo, Owner and Business Manager Reni Wereta-Gargiulo (NZ DipBus) has a diverse background in marketing, promotion, business administration and tourism to mention a few.  Entrepreneurial skills inherited from ancestors on her mother’s side (O’Carroll) coupled with her Maori values and heritage of Ngati Ruanui, Ngati Rarua and Te Atiawa on her father’s side [...]

Carol Scott

By |2016-10-25T07:09:03+00:00June 30th, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|Tags: |

Southern Inshore Fisheries Management Company Limited Carol 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 [...]

Diane Frost

By |2016-10-25T07:09:03+00:00May 31st, 2016|Categories: Women in Seafood|Tags: |

Fishing Contract Services (commercial) Diane Frost I have worked in the field of quota management and associated administration roles in the commercial fishing industry for over 20 years. My knowledge of commercial fishing has been gained by a previous shared ownership of small inshore vessels. In recent years I have worked for small privately owned companies [...]