Lorraine joined the ASC in Sept 2021 as Market Development Manager for the UK & Ireland.
Lorraine has both a, scientific background – studying nutrition & biochemistry, specialising in the Benefits of Seaweed for Human Health and, a commercial background – where she worked as a fresh fish & seafood buyer for a multinational retailer.
Lorraine also has practical aquaculture insights : further to her studies, and after realising the potential for seaweeds, Lorraine was involved in setting up a seaweed farm in the pristine waters of the Atlantic Ocean.
Alongside her career, Lorraine continued to further her studies with post graduate diplomas in Seafood Innovation (ask her for her Leptogenic Seaweed Soup recipe! ); Business & Marketing ; Supply Chain (ask her about a Blockchain Pilot program she lead which traced & validated fish supply chains, wild & farmed) ; and most recently Sustainability for Enterprise (ask her about IMTA and/or burping cows) .
Lorraine is passionate about the sea and the environment and excited for the positive opportunities that exist in farming sustainably.