Industry Nominated Director
Ian is Managing Director of SeaPerfect Pty Ltd a new shellfish hatchery business. He was there at the birth of the selective breeding program running the larvae for the then University of Tasmania project, and has maintained a strong interest in the program since that time. He has worked extensively within the shellfish aquaculture industry establishing a small grow out farm, but predominately within the hatchery sector, including Cameron of Tasmania, Marine Shellfish Hatcheries, Geordy River Aquaculture, Shellfish Culture and Spring Bay Seafoods. He has also travelled extensively with a Nuffield Scholarship investigating shellfish businesses around the globe, and consulted to enterprises within Australia and internationally. His previously held the position of Chair of TSEC and TORC, and is currently a director of Oysters Tasmania.