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SFP's Tom Pickerell takes up chair on ISSF environmental committee

He replaces Seafood Watch's Jennifer Dianto-Kemmerly.

Tom Pickerell of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) is the new chair of the International Seafood Sustainability Foundation's (ISSF's) environmental stakeholder committee.

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Pickerell is SFP's global tuna director and is responsible for the group's tuna work program, including the global fresh and frozen tuna supply chain roundtable and canned tuna program. Before joining SFP, he was technical director at Seafish.

Previous roles include senior science manager for the Seafood Watch program at Monterey Bay Aquarium, fisheries policy officer at WWF UK and before that at Defra. He replaces Jennifer Dianto-Kemmerly, of Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch, as chair.

Meanwhile Andrew Rosenberg of the Union of Concerned Scientists joins ISSF's scientific advisory committee.

Rosenberg’s more than 25 years’ experience in government service and nonprofit leadership includes leadership roles at Conservation International and the U.S. National Maritime Fisheries Service at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

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