Carol Scott

Nelson

Sector Commercial Fishing

Chief Executive Southern Inshore Fisheries Management Co Ltd. Past Member West Coast Marine Protection Forum, Executive Member of the NZ Federation of Commercial Fishermen, member of Nelson City Council Biodiversity Forum and MPI Marlborough Sounds Blue cod management group as well as several technical and working groups.  30 years experience in the commercial fishing industry in New Zealand and Australia with a background in fisheries management and science, policy and fishing gear technology as well as environmental management.

“I have a desire to ensure that all users of the marine environment are afforded access to the marine resources and surrounding areas whilst balancing the need for appropriate protection based on a principled rather than emotive approach to management and conservation”.