Dr. Andrew Richardson

Dr .Andrew (Andy) Richardson FRSB is a marine ecologist and fisheries analyst based on the Fylde coast. Andy has worked in partnership with industry and in academia in numerous fields, including bivalve and crustacean ecology and fisheries, marine conservation and management, marine spatial planning and pelagic fisheries. Andy currently works for OceanMind Ltd, using satellites, remote-sensing data and artificial intelligence to improve worldwide fishing industry practices through supply chain traceability and to help authorities enforce more effectively through monitoring, control and surveillance. Andy also serves as a Trustee for the West Cumbria Rivers Trust and as a Committee member for the Royal Society of Biology northwest branch.