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 originally 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 seafood industry 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 seafood training across Wales,

    v) To provide a voice to seafood 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 Onshore Training and the Seafood Training Academy)

    Chris Parker - Menter a Busnes

    John Penaluna (NFFF Director for Wales)

    Ursula Hartland - representing independent Seafish approved trainers in Wales

    Catherine Cooper representing the Food Technology Centre Wales in Horeb

    Paul Jones representing the Food Technology Centre in Llangefni

    Noemi Donigiewicz - Seafish Wales

    Mark Llewellyn - 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.

    Sarah O'Conner, Fabulaous Fish, Chepstow.

    Danny White-Maire - Enochs Fish and Chips, Conwy

    3. Apprenticeship and Training Providers

    Cambrian Training

    Coleg Cambria


    4. Facilities Providers

    The Food Technology Centre, Anglesey

    Food Centre Wales, Horeb.


    5. Industry Representatives

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

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



    Terms of Reference of the Seafood Network

    Current Terms of Reference

    See also

    Network Northern Ireland

    Scottish Network

    Network Yorkshire and Lincolnshire