With a wealth of experience in MSC assessments, Kat currently works as the Fisheries Assessment Manager for Pesca. Kat has been involved in a large number of MSC Assessments to date as both a Team Leader and Principle 2 expert. Kat is also fully qualified as an MSC Chain of Custody lead assessor and as an ASC farms auditor. Prior to her work at Pesca, Kat undertook her MSc thesis in data analysis of an artisanal fishery in Yemen. This was followed by a range of tagging and research projects on sharks in the Bahamas combined with a wider variety of FIP related consultancy projects.