Jan is a fisheries and seafood industry veteran with 40 years’ service. He joined the NASF International team in 2017 as Director for Wild Catch. Jan is at present Director and Head of Pelagic Fish Forum, which he started in 2011. He is also an assistant professor and lecturer at Norway’s Institute for International Fisheries Management at the Arctic University in Tromso. Jan spent nearly two decades as director at Norway Seafood Council (NSC) HQ in Tromso, building up NSC’s statistics/analytical department and global expertise. Jan is an international recognized speaker and moderator, for several years also chair for NASF’s salmon seminar. Jan resides in Tromso.