Claire is passionate about representing the seafood industry and the importance of diversity within workplaces and society. She has experience working on Boards as a Director with OceanWatch Australia.
Claire is employed as a Researcher and Liaison Officer for the Australian Southern Bluefin Tuna Industry Association (ASBTIA). She has a young daughter and lives in the beautiful regional centre of Port Lincoln. Previously, Claire worked 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.
A big part of Claire’s role is to interact with scientists, government and industry members to facilitate discussion and cooperation between stakeholders.
Her vision is for all members of society be recognised as important; for who they are as people, and as contributors to our unique sector.