WISA Vice-Chair & South Australia Director
Located in Port Lincoln, Claire is Executive Officer of the South Australia Sardine Industry Association, Australia’s largest catch by volume fishery.
She is passionate about seafood industry advocacy and representation, as well as the importance of choice and diversity within the workforce and society as a whole. She has experience working on Boards as a Director with OceanWatch Australia.
Previously, Claire worked as a Research and Liaison Officer within the Southern Bluefin Tuna industry, and on commercial fishing vessels and for fisheries organisations in Australia and New Zealand. She has a Bachelor of Administration (Marine Resources) from the Australian Maritime College and a Diploma of Aquaculture (TAFE SA). Claire participated in the National Seafood Industry Leadership Program in 2012 and was the recipient of the National Seafood Industry Young Achiever Award in 2015.
Claire works with scientists, government and industry members to facilitate industry growth, discussion and cooperation between stakeholders.
Her vision is for WiSA members be recognised as important; for who they are as people, and for their contributions to the seafood industry.