New hires at SAIC will step up business engagement and innovation27th April 2015

New hires at SAIC will step up business engagement and innovationPhoto: SSPO


The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has appointed two new key staff members. Both will work with the Scottish aquaculture industry and research communities to prepare the industry for the future and boost its long-term value to the Scottish economy.

Dr Jason Cleaversmith is to take on the role of Director of Business Development at SAIC. Jason will build strategic partnerships and relationships in the global aquaculture sector, and execute SAIC’s long-term plan for growing the revenues and reputation of the aquaculture industry in Scotland.

Also joining the SAIC team is Dr James Deverill, as Director of Research and Innovation. James will steer the delivery of innovative research projects supported by SAIC, including the two major cleaner fish projects announced in late March. Working with him will be Dr Corinne Critchlow-Watton, SAIC’s Research and Knowledge Exchange Manager.

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