Martin Exel

Martin Exel has been in the seafood sector for 40 years; most recently with Austral Fisheries Pty Ltd (an Australian seafood business) since 1997. He also works part-time since July 2019 as the Managing Director of SeaBOS (Seafood Business for Ocean Stewardship) which is a collaborative venture between 10 of the worlds largest seafood businesses, and the Stockholm Resilience Centre in Sweden, with an aim to transform wild capture and aquaculture fisheries to sustainable seafood production and promote a healthy ocean, globally.

Martin has worked in various roles in seafood including from industry, government, and academia. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Victoria University of Wellington (NZ), a Graduate Diploma in Fisheries Technology from the Australian Maritime College, and is a passionate recreational angler.