Jan is a fisheries and seafood industry veteran with 40 years’ service. 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 internationally recognized speaker and moderator, and for several years has chaired NASF’s salmon seminar. He is the Director and Head of the Pelagic Fish Forum, which he started in 2011, and is also an assistant professor and lecturer at Norway’s Institute for International Fisheries Management at the Arctic University in Tromso. Jan resides in Tromso.