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The Fisheries Local Action Group

The Orkney Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) is responsible for strategic direction and implementation of the local EMFF programme, including making recommendations on project applications. The FLAG is a partnership of representatives of the local fisheries sector, public bodies and community groups.

The current members of the Orkney FLAG are:

Name

Organisation

Interest/focus

Francesca Couperwhite

Highlands & Islands Enterprise - Orkney

Community Economic Development

Phyllis Harvey

Orkney Islands Council

EU Liaison

Edgar Balfour

Orkney Food & Drink

Crafts  & Food and Drink Sectors

Michael Bell

ICIT, Heriot-Watt University

Life Sciences

Stewart Crichton

Orkney Sustainable Fisheries

Fisheries

Alan Coghill

Orkney Fish Producers Organisation

Fisheries

Fiona Matheson

Orkney Fisheries Association

Fisheries

Fiona MacInnes

Orkney Fisherman’s Society

Fisheries

Stephen Ray

Sanday Development Trust

Economic/Social Development within Isles Communities

Mark Shiner

Orkney College UHI

Maritime Studies

Julian Branscombe

Papay Development Trust

Economic/Social Development within Isles Communities