Members

The Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority is funded by 2 constituent authorities: Northumberland County Council (NCC) and North Tyneside Municipal Borough Council (NTMBC) with 6 members and 1 member on the Authority respectively. In addition there are 11 Marine Management Organisation (MMO) appointed members and 1 representative from each of the government agencies Environment Agency (EA), Natural England (NE) and MMO (staff member).

You can learn more about our members by viewing their profiles (currently being updated). Please see our membership table below:

Name Affiliation
Mr L Weller (Chairman) Marine Management Organisation appointee
Councillor Mr RJD Watkin (Vice Chairman) Northumberland County Council
Mr MD Bould Marine Management Organisation appointee
Councillor Mr B Burdis North Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council
Mr N Robinson Marine Management Organisation representative
Mrs C Hedley Marine Management Organisation appointee
Mr D Herriott Marine Management Organisation appointee
Dr Martin Kitching Marine Management Organisation appointee
Councillor Mr J Lang Northumberland County Council
Mr S Lowe Marine Management Organisation appointee
Councillor Mr B Pidcock Northumberland County Council
Professor N Polunin Marine Management Organisation appointee
Mr P Rippon Environment Agency representative
Mr AB Ritchie Marine Management Organisation appointee
Dr C Scott Natural England representative
Mr J Stephenson Marine Management Organisation appointee
Mr IE Thomas Marine Management Organisation appointee
Mr D Thompson Marine Management Organisation appointee