Rod Cappell is a Director of Poseidon based in Northern Ireland and has over 20 years experience in the fisheries and aquaculture sector. Rod holds degrees in marine biology, marine resource development and a post-graduate qualification in environmental economics.
Rod is experienced in project management, investment appraisal, programme evaluation, market analysis & strategic development. He has worked throughout Europe on fisheries studies and marine developments for public and private sector clients. Rod has managed many European studies on the environmental and socio-economic impacts of maritime policies. He has also worked on sustainable development and resource management projects in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Rod's current work includes developing a framework for maritime economic data collection; evaluations of European Commission fisheries measures; assessing the impact of the Landing Obligation; valuation of Marine Protected Areas; Marine Stewardship Council sustainability assessments and designing Fishery Improvement Plans.