Mr Jeremy Simmonds
Jeremy qualified as a solicitor in 1967 and practised in London until he retired from 2000. Jeremy became a member of the Association in 1975 and used his legal knowledge to brief speakers of all political persuasions for a day-long debate on the law affecting fish farming in the House of Lords in 1976. In the 1980s Jeremy worked with Eric Edwards (the Director) on the damage caused to the shellfish industry by anti-fouling paints containing tributyl tin (TBT) until a ban was brought in. Jeremy was elected to the SAGB Council in 1988 and in 2008 was elected to succeed Maldwin Drummond OBE as President of the Association.