The Seafood Training Network for Wales

Contact Us - For more information please contact a Network Wales Partner (see 1 below) - click here for contact details

    Who Are We?

    The Seafood Training Network Wales is an initiative established by Seafish, the Seafood Training Academy, The NFFF and fish and shellfish apprenticeship providers in Wales. The aims of the Network are;

    i) To signpost training opportunities to the onshore fish and shellfish sector in Wales,

    ii) To encourage skills development and career progression,

    iii) To seek funding to support training needs,

    iv) To promote cooperation in the provision of fish and shellfish training across Wales, and

    v) To provide a voice to fish and shellfish employers in Wales over training issues.


    Network Partners and Employer Members

    1. Network Partners

    Network Chair - this role rotates between the employer partners as needed.

    Lee Cooper (Seafish and the Seafood Training Academy)

    John Penaluna (NFFF Director for Wales)

    Chris Parker (NFF Director for Wales)

    Cambrian Training Ltd

    Ursula Hartland - representing independent Seafish approved trainers in Wales

    Catherine Cooper representing the Food Technology Centre Wales in Horeb

    Ann Marie Flinn representing the Food Technology Centre in Llangefni

    Lisa Roberts-Clarke - Welsh Government

    Menter a Busnes - position currently vacant

    Chris Jones - Cambrian Training

    Glen Foley - Coleg Cambria

    2. Employer Partners

    The following employers sit on the Seafood Training Network and help to form policy and chair meetings.

    Jane Roache - Catch of the Day and Fishermans Rest Cafe, Cardigan

    Danny White-Maire - Enochs Fish and Chips, Conwy

    Richard Evans - Pwllheli Seafoods, Pwllheli


    3. Apprenticeship and Training Providers

    Cambrian Training

    Coleg Cambria


    4. Facilities Providers

    The Food Technology Centre, Anglesey

    Food Centre Wales, Horeb.

    Coleg Llandrillo - Rhos on Sea

    Pembrokeshire College, Haverfordwest


    5. Industry Representatives

    National Federation of Fishmongers - represented by Chris Parker of Vin Sullivan Foods Ltd

    National Federation of Fish Friers - represented by John Penaluna, of Penaluna's and NFFF Regional Director for Wales.


    6. Employer members

    We have ceased employer membership of the Network for now, but may reinstate it sometime in the future.

    If you want to become a member of the Network then please go to this webpage for more information and to download the Membership form.


    Terms of Reference of the Seafood Network

    Current Terms of Reference

    See also

    Network Northern Ireland

    Scottish Network

    Network Yorkshire and Lincolnshire