Leyland Campbell started at Recfishwest as a research officer in 2012, before being appointed a principal policy officer in 2013. This position transformed into operations manager in 2016 and Mr Campbell is responsible for ensuring Recfishwest’s day-to-day business activities are running smoothly and providing the best possible outcomes for the states estimated 752,000 recreational fishers. Mr Campbell has a Bachelors Degree with Honours in Aquaculture and Seafood Science and has managed aquaculture training facilities in Western Australia and the Northern Territory. He spent over ten years as a lecturer at various universities and has practical experience in the culture of several tropical and sub-tropical species. In addition to tertiary postgraduate qualifications, Mr Campbell also possess an unrestricted Coxswain Certificate, Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Certificate IV in Small Business and Frontline Management, and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.