Governance

Stichting Global Sustainable Seafood Initiative (GSSI) is incorporated as a foundation under the laws of the Netherlands. Governed by a Steering Board representing the full seafood value chain, companies, NGOs, governments and international organisations – including the FAO –, GSSI promotes sector-wide collaboration to drive forward more sustainable seafood for everyone.

Steering Board members

Judy Panayos (Co-Chair)

Judy Panayos (Co-Chair)

Senior Director, Sustainability Supply Management, Sodexo

Dr. Ingrid Kelling (Co-Chair)

Dr. Ingrid Kelling (Co-Chair)

Assistant Professor of Sustainable and Ethical Seafood, Heriot-Watt University

Jennifer Dianto Kemmerly

Jennifer Dianto Kemmerly

Vice President of Global Ocean Initiatives, Monterey Bay Aquarium

Angel Matamoro Irago

Angel Matamoro Irago

Chief CSR Officer, Grupo Nueva Pescanova
John Garner

John Garner

Nianjun Shen

Nianjun Shen

Senior Fishery Officer in the Fisheries and Aquaculture Division, FAO
Han Han

Han Han

Executive Director, China Blue Sustainability

Flavio Corsin

Flavio Corsin

Director of Partnerships, Aqua-Spark

Sonia Cordera

Sonia Cordera

Deputy Director, Food Crops and Ingredients, IDH – The Sustainable Trade Initiative 

Laurent Develle

Laurent Develle

Group General Counsel and Head of Corporate Affairs, Regal Springs

Annika Mackensen

Annika Mackensen

Marcelo Hidalgo

Marcelo Hidalgo

Sustainability Director, Fishing Industry Association in Papua New Guinea

Adriana Sanchez

Adriana Sanchez

Responsible Seafood Strategy Director, Iberostar Hotels’ Wave of Change

Advisors to the

Steering Board 

Dr. Audun Lem

Dr. Audun Lem

Deputy Director of the Policy and Resources Division in the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, FAO

Elisabeth Vallet

Elisabeth Vallet

Director, Ethic Ocean

Bill DiMento

Bill DiMento

Vice President of Quality Assurance, Sustainability, and Government Affairs, High Liner Foods Inc.

Dr. Jason Clay

Dr. Jason Clay

Senior Vice President, Food & Markets | Executive Director Markets Institute, World Wildlife Fund

Christian von Dorrien

Christian von Dorrien

Leader Fisheries and Environment Research Group, Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries Thünen Institute