Graeme Macfadyen is a founding member of Poseidon, and has 28 years of research and consulting experience in fisheries. He has a BA in Geography from Oxford University (UK) and a Masters in Fisheries Economics from Portsmouth University (UK).
He has worked for NGOs and industry associations, but predominantly for consulting companies on project design/preparation, implementation and evaluation. His experience is especially strong in: fisheries policy and management, MCS, and IUU issues; fisheries economics, value-chain analysis, investment appraisal and cost/benefit analysis; business planning and strategy development; fisheries marketing and trade; and monitoring and evaluation of fisheries/aquaculture projects. He has extensive experience of both capture fisheries and aquaculture, and of marine and freshwater fisheries. Graeme's in-country field experience includes Bangladesh, Cambodia, Cape Verde, China, Comores, Denmark, Faroes, Finland, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, U.A.E., Uganda, UK, and Yemen. He has also worked on desk study projects relating to Angola, Belize, Caribbean, Cook Islands, Djibouti, EU-wide projects, Eritrea, Federated States of Micronesia, Fjii, Ivory Coast, Japan, Korea, Samoa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Senegal, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, and West Africa. Graeme currently manages a Poseidon office located in France, close to Geneva.