We seek to not only listen to diverse opinions but also to represent this with balance in our governance structure. Representatives from the private and public sector—including academia, NGO’s, and the industry — serve on the ASC Supervisory Board and we aim to maintain an equal balance always.

The ASC also convenes a Technical Advisory Group (TAG) that guides both the ASC Supervisory Board. The group focuses on technical matters related to the ASC programme such as the farm standards, chain of custody and certification and accreditation requirements. Members are selected for their technical expertise and, as before, a balance of industry and non-industry representatives are sought.

Technical Working Groups and Steering Committees will also be convened from time to time to ensure the ASC has formal guidance from multiple stakeholders for specific standards or process updates. Currently, the ASC has a Technical Working Group on Group Certification Requirements and a Steering Committee for Feed Standard Development.

The ASC Supervisory Board

Two new industry representatives are being recruited.


Ally Dingwall

Aquaculture and Fisheries Manager, Sainsbury's

Scott Nichols (chair)

CEO & Founder, Food's Future

José Villalon

Corporate Sustainability Director, Nutreco


Peter Cook

University of Western Australia

Ling Cao

Research Scientist, Stanford University

Meghan Jeans

Director of Conservation, New England Aquarium

Caroline Tippett (vice-chair)

Director of Seafood Engagement, Markets, World Wildlife Fund

Steering Committee - Feed Standard Development


Trygve Berg-Lea

Skretting Group

Ally Dingwall

Aquaculture and Fisheries Manager, Sainsbury's

Eduardo Goycoolea

Blumar Seafoods/GSI Partner

Vidar Gundersen


Tor Eirik Homme

Grieg Seafood/GSI Partner

Andrew Jackson


Dawn Purchase

Marine Conservation Society

Dave Robb


Liu Yi-Sung

Grobest Vietnam

Pichaiyut Tachapong

CP Thailand


Piers Hart


Blake Lee-Harwood

Sustainable Fisheries Partnership

Michael Philips

World Fish Center

Johan Verburg

Oxfam Novib

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