Cornwall IFCA names new chief

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Sam Davis has been appointed as the new chief officer at the Cornwall Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (IFCA).

Sam Davis
Sam Davis

Davis, who will shadow current chief, Eddy Derriman, until his retirement in March, will be the first woman to be appointed to the chief officer role of any of the ten Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities in England.

Sam said: “I am excited and honored to be taking on this role. Cornwall IFCA has some significant challenges to meet over the next few years, however I will be working with a great team and will be building on some significant recent successes.”

Cornwall IFCA manages the inshore fisheries around the Cornish coast to the six nautical mile limit. Cornwall IFCA is responsible for managing the sustainable exploitation of marine resources in its district.