The main objective of the Appointments Committee is to support the MarinTrust Secretariat, on behalf of the Board of Directors and the Governing Body Committee (GBC), with the selection, appointment, and removal of governance committee members, including the GBC Chair.

Petter Martin Johannessen

Petter M. Johannessen is Director General at IFFO - The Marine Ingredients Organisation. He was previously Global Business Director for Risk Management and Sourcing at Cargill Aqua Nutrition and before that Supply Chain Director and Global Sourcing and Purchasing lead at EWOS Group. He holds a Diploma in International Marketing and a degree in Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Management.

Brett Glencross

Dr Brett Glencross has been the Technical Director of IFFO (The Marine Ingredients Organisation) since June 2021. Prior to this role he was the Professor of Nutrition at the Institute of Aquaculture at the University of Stirling in Scotland. Over the past 25 years he has worked in various academic, institutional, and industrial roles across Australasia, the Middle East and Europe. Throughout his career he has worked closely with many aquaculture production (farming) and feed companies throughout each of these regions. His research achievements have delivered many industrial outcomes resulting in the development of new processes, products, and applications. For his achievements in this regard, he has received multiple awards and commendations from both Government and Industrial organisations. At an academic level, he was one of the former editors of the journal Aquaculture Nutrition from 2008 to 2016. He is also the current Chair of the International Scientific Committee of the International Symposium for Fish Nutrition and Feeding (ISFNF). He has also been a Director of the Asia-Pacific Chapter of the World Aquaculture Society (2013 - 2016), as well as undertaking leadership roles at the CSIRO in Australia and the Institute of Aquaculture. He has Honours and Masters Degrees in Biochemistry from the University of Western Australia and a PhD in Animal Nutrition from the University of Queensland.

Dave Martin

Dave Martin is Director for Aquaculture and Reduction Fisheries at SFP.  He returns to SFP following a position as Corporate Director of Sustainability for Aqua Star, where he oversaw fisheries and aquaculture improvements as well as lead engagement on addressing social issues in the seafood supply chain for one of the largest importers of farmed shrimp in North America. At SFP, Dave oversees all of SFP’s aquaculture programs, as well as efforts to promote improvements in reduction fisheries—those that supply marine ingredients—globally. Dave has been involved in conservation efforts for more than 25 years, focusing on working with communities in Siberia, the Russian Far East, Oregon, and throughout the Pacific Rim to promote sustainability, civil society, habitat conservation and restoration, wilderness and natural resource protection. Dave earned MAs in both International Policy Studies and Russian Translation from the Monterey Institute of International Studies, and a BA in Political Science and Russian Studies from the University of Iowa. He is based in Portland, OR.

Daniel Lee

Daniel Lee is a multilingual aquaculture specialist with expertise in the implementation of new projects and the development of certification standards. He has been the Standards Coordinator for The Global Seafood Alliance (formerly the Global Aquaculture Alliance) since the program’s inception. He works closely with GSA’s Standards’ Oversight Committee and helps guide and coordinate its technical committees. Lee is also an honorary lecturer at the Centre for Applied Marine Sciences, Bangor University, UK, where he has worked on European aquaculture projects, developing systems with minimal impacts. He co-wrote the textbook Crustacean Farming, Ranching and Culture.