Ian Watson has over 30 years’ experience, overseas and UK mainly in the delivery of support services to access to international markets: food safety (RSPH Level 3 HACCP), business training, marketing, product development, handling and distribution. He has provided support to institutional strengthening and policy development for government, mainly to Competent Authorities with a focus on fishery product food safety and the application of EU regulations for Third Countries, including dealing with EU IUU requirements. He also has extensive experience of the ornamental fish trade, focusing mainly on the role of ornamental fish collection in supporting livelihoods and ecolabelling of ornamental aquatics. Ian has experience of project identification, development and management, including post-project evaluation. He is involved in a range of research, centred on the ornamental fish trade but has previously worked on institutional development for research institutes and on molecular biological techniques for the detection of fish-borne trematodes.
Email: ian.watson @ thenrgroup.net
CV: EU CV July22EU CV 2200726
Country Experience: Bangladesh, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, China, Cook Islands, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, India, Kiribati, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Serbia and Montenegro, Sri Lanka, Solomon Islands, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Uganda, UK, Vietnam, W. Samoa, Zimbabwe
Availability: Short term missions