Libby Woodhatch announced as New Chair of IFFO RS Governing Body

(Monday 5th March 2018) The Governing Body of IFFO RS, the global standard for the responsible supply of Marine Ingredients, is delighted to announce that Libby Woodhatch has been appointed to be the next Executive Chair for the standard. Libby will take-over from Andrew Jackson who has held the role since the standard was launched in 2009 and is now retiring.

Libby is currently the Head of Advocacy for the UK industry authority Seafish, where she has played a major role in the development of their Responsible Fishing Scheme (RFS) standard for vessels and prior to this she was Chief Executive for the trade body Seafood Scotland.

Andrew said of the appointment “I am delighted that Libby has agreed to take on this role for IFFO RS. Following on from last year’s Strategic Review, we have arrived at an exciting and interesting time for IFFO RS. Libby has just the right qualities to leadLibby Woodhatch the standard to even greater success over the coming years and provide an accessible, but credible, standard for marine ingredient producers to aspire to and achieve, in all regions of the world.”

In reply Libby said “I am thrilled to be offered this role, Andy is leaving behind a great legacy and I look forward to working with the Governing Body and team at IFFO RS to establish the standard further”.

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