South West Pesca funders recruit new project officer
South West Pesca Ltd, who assist the fishing industry
to secure FIFG grants, has a new addition to the team.
Jon Lansley is the new Project Officer and has taken over
from Spike Searle. Jon has a broad background in fisheries and is an ex
fisherman who worked on various vessels based in Newlyn. Since then he
has worked as a fishery officer in Scotland, EU observer on the Grand
Banks, in fisheries research for SFIA, England and in fisheries development
Jon has degree in Fisheries Studies from Plymouth University
and is currently reading MSc Geographical Information Systems and Fisheries
Management at the University of Portsmouth.
Jon's role at South West Pesca will be to develop
fisheries projects so that they can benefit from EU funding. South West
Pesca assist fishermen, fish processors, merchants and the ports in filling
in the forms, writing business plans and providing the information required
to submit an application to Defra. South West Pesca are involved throughout
the whole process of submitting an application and will help right until
the completion of the project. If you have any ideas for a project please
call the office on 01872 270333.
Jon Lansley, Project Officer of South West Pesca commented: "I am very pleased to have this opportunity to work at ground level
with fishermen and processors assisting them to secure funding for project
ideas that will assist the development of their businesses."
Clare Leverton Programme Manager of South West Pesca added: "With his practical fishing experience Jon is an excellent recruit
to the team. He is already working on project ideas put forward by the
Fisheries Task Force such as dealing with fish waste and a Resource /
The Fisheries Task Force Strategy can be downloaded from
the internet www.swpesca.co.uk or copies are held at the South West Pesca office address below.
Further information contact:
Objective One Fisheries Programme Manager
Trevint House, Strangways Villas, Truro, TR1 2PA
Tel: 01872 270333
Fax: 01872 242470
Objective One Partnership Office
Truro TR1 2UD
Tel: 01872 241379
Fax: 01872 241388
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