Women in Seafood

Jenny-Cooper

Jenny Cooper

Jenny Cooper Marketing and strategic business Manager – Westhaven Marketing Ltd. Profile Update: March 2024 After completing a B.Com(Ag) majoring in Economics and marketing, my career  has always been involved in marketing and exporting primary products: Processed : berryfruit, dairy and shellfish. Researching and understanding food in a variety of food applications and targeted  food sectors…

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Rachel Taulelei

Rachel Taulelei (Ngāti Raukawa ki te Tonga, Ngāti Rarua and Ngāti Koata), CEO Kono NZ Profile Update: March 2024 Rachel is well known to the seafood industry and it’s been some years since we updated her story! But for those new to this wahine, she is a prominent business leader and a strong advocate for…

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Reni Wereta-Gargiulo

Kiwi Kai Reni Wereta-Gargiulo, Owner and Business Manager Profile Update: March 2024 Humble beginnings and a love for Kai brought my father’s beautiful Raw Fish signature dish to the forefront of our Kiwi Kai business. Wind the clock another few years and Atutahi Natives is also an integral part of our business. Atutahi (my Koro)…

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Carol Scott

Southern Inshore Fisheries Management Company Limited Carol Scott, Chief Executive  Profile Update: March 2024 Carol Scott is a Graduate of the University of Tasmania and the Australian Maritime College, having worked as a Vessel Operations Manager, Resource Manager, Fisheries Extension Officer, a Technical Officer and former Women in Seafood Australasia (WISA) Director. Carol has 40 years’…

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Diane Frost

Fishing Contract Services (commercial) Diane Frost 2024 UPDATE My involvement in the Seafood Industry is now a small role comprising some administrative and quota management work only.  In 2008 I began studies and retrained as a social worker. I worked part time practicing social work alongside the fishing industry from 2011. I did continue having…