Welcome to UK - Norwegian Seafood Summit 2019

Location: The Berkeley Hotel, Knightsbridge, London

  • Registration starts at 09:00
  • The conference will start at 10:00
  • The conference closes at 16:00

After the conference, all participants are invited to a networking event with canapés from 16:30 at:

Hide, 85 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7NB


Session 1: Norway the reliable seafood partner

  • 10:00 Welcome and introduction
    Hans Frode Kielland Asmyhr, UK Director, Norwegian Seafood Council
  • 10:20 Exporting seafood from Norway in 2018 and a brief look at future supply
    Renate Larsen, CEO, Norwegian Seafood Council
  • 10:35 Seafood From Norway. Great seafood. Great responsibility
    Harald Tom Nesvik, Minister of Fisheries, Norway
  • 11:00  Morning break

Session 2: Feeding Britain: Brexit and the supply chain

  • 11:30 The future of whitefish consumption – How to keep whitefish as an important source of protein in the UK
    Stuart Caborn, Chief Procurement Officer, Young’s
  • 12:00 To Brexit and beyond: outlook for the seafood trade
    Ivan Bartolo, Regulatory Affairs Advisor, Seafish
  • 12:30    Norwegian seafood buffet
  • 13:30 The Brexit process: Seafood trade and policy
    Andrew Kuyk, CBE, Director General, Provision Trade Federation
  • 14:00 Market access for Norwegian seafood post Brexit: Fifty shades of possibilities
    Silje Gjerp Solstad, Analyst market access, Norwegian Seafood Council
  • 14:30 Afternoon break

Session 3: The next five years for Britain’s High Street retailers: Boom or Bust

  • 15:00 Panel discussion:
    Moderator: Carina Perkins, Buying and Supplying Editor, The Grocer
    Dr. Hillary Shaw, De Montford University, Leicester
    Mike Watkins, Head of Retailer and Business Insight, Nielsen UK
    Giorgi Sangiorgi, Head of sales, Lerøy
    Dan Aherne, CEO, New England Seafood
  • 15:45 Closing remarks
    Marianne E. Johnsen, Chair, Norwegian Seafood Council
  • 16:00 End of conference and departure of coaches to The Hide restaurant
  • 16:30 Networking opportunity with Norwegian seafood and drinks
  • 19:30 Event Close

For more information, please contact:

Celestine Cheong, cch@seafood.no, M: +44 07866503970