Emily Vella


Emily Vella is a Consultant at MRAG with a background in sustainable fisheries, marine ecology, and scientific writing. Emily joins with three years of experience conducting fishery assessments to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification of sustainability, gaining knowledge in stock assessments, ecosystem interactions, fishery management, and Chain of Custody (CoC) processes. As an ISO 19011 accredited Team Leader, Emily managed a diverse portfolio of global projects involving various fisheries, including mussel, cod, lobster, squid, and tuna species. Her work spanned multiple regions across South America, Europe, South Africa, East Asia, and the Pacific. 

Bilingual in English and Italian, and with a Masters by Research degree focusing on freshwater ecology, Emily is experienced in technical reviews, scientific publications, stakeholder engagement, project management, and data collection.