John is a Principal Consultant at MRAG. He has particular experience in IUU fishing, monitoring, control and surveillance activities, risk analysis, observer programmes and scientific surveys and the development and management of fisheries management systems and the analysis of fisheries data from commercial fisheries. John has expertise in fisheries management planning and the development of fisheries management and MCS plans and strategies. John has also been a member of the key internal team developing the MRAG risk assessment methodologies for fisheries and IUU in relation to the development and management of MRAG’s auditing and traceability work and has completed or overseen numerous risk assessments and currently reviews all fisheries and IUU risk assessments undertaken by MRAG. He has also been an MSC Fishery Assessment Team Leader.