Sheldon brings more than two decades of non-executive experience and chairmanship skills to the role.
Mike Sheldon has been reappointed as Chair of the Seafish Board, confirmed by UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) Secretary of State Thérèse Coffey and the Devolved Administrations.
His second term will span three years from April 1, 2024, to March 31, 2027.
Under Sheldon’s chairmanship, the Seafish Board, consisting of industry and independent members, will continue its role in steering the strategic direction of Seafish. Sheldon, who is also a board member on the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and Chair of its Pork Sector panel, brings more than two decades of non-executive experience and chairmanship skills to the role.
“I am delighted to be reappointed as chair of Seafish. It is a real privilege to work in such an organisation. There is so much talent directed towards supporting the industry to tackle the challenges they face,” Sheldon stated during his previous engagement with seafood exporters at the UK Seafood Pavillion at Global Seafood Expo in April 2023.
He further emphasized the extensive agenda planned for the upcoming years, expressing his enthusiasm for enhancing the value provided to stakeholders and contributing to a flourishing seafood sector.
Seafish is a United Kingdom-based non-departmental public body (NDPB) established to support all sectors of the country’s seafood industry. It operates across England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. Seafish is sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) alongside the devolved administrations in Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland.