Non-Executive Director / New Zealand King Salmon Investments
Professor Catriona Macleod is a senior scientist with over 20 years of experience in marine resource, water and aquaculture management. She has been a key driver in numerous research projects and multi-sectoral partnerships worldwide looking at the environmental and social interactions of aquaculture.
Prof Macleod has provided advice and recommendations to inform regulatory policy and the strategic development of sustainable aquaculture activities in Australia and internationally. Her advice is frequently sought on marine and coastal environmental issues, both within Australia and overseas. She has a keen interest in natural resource management, and especially in finding innovative solutions for equitable and sustainable resource allocation.
Prof Macleod was a finalist in the Australian Rural Woman of the Year Awards 2010, and was nominated for the Tasmanian Scientist of the Year in 2012. In 2019 her salmon interactions research team took out the prestigious University of Tasmania Medal for Research Excellence, in recognition of their exceptional science on the effects of salmon farming in the coastal zone.