Supporting The Fishing Industry & Fish Merchants since 1911

Grimsby Fish Merchants Association

Grimsby FMA

Grimsby F.M.A currently has 21 full members and 6 associate members. The majority of members are small processors employing between 5 - 20 staff. The Association has a board of five directors and one chairman who meet and hold board meetings on a monthly basis.

The Grimsby F.M.A. has been managed by Seafox Management Consultants Ltd since September 2016. Under the guidance of M.D, Simon Dwyer, his team Leanda Ashley and Bridget Benton represent the interests of the members’ and in addition offer new initiatives. They also manage the weekly fish settlement scheme which involves transactions worth more than 50 million pounds per year.

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The goals and ambitions of GFMA are:

  • Be a knowledgeable and accessible point of contact and supporting and increasing the supply of fish to the Grimsby market.

  • Maintain a profitable fish merchants business and providing a responsive service to meet member needs.

  • Deliver a robust, accountable and transparent settlement scheme.

  • Sustain and grow FMA membership.

  • Promote awareness of funding and the industry through its national and international network.

  • Assist members with training and legislation in this area through Chris Melville, a highly experienced health expert.Chris brings a lot of valuable expertise to FMA members on environmental legislation, documentation, training and import and export routines.

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The goals and ambitions of GFMA are:
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