Matthew Cox is currently CEO of North Atlantic Fishing Company, a UK pelagic trawler operator with offices in Caterham, and Hull. As well as running this company and its associated Fish Producer Organization, North Atlantic Fish Producers Organization, he is also a Director of the National Federation of Fishermen’s Organizations (NFFO), and also Chairs the NFFO Safety Committee.
Prior to his involvement in the Fishing Industry Matthew started his maritime career as a Hydrographic and Meteorological Officer in the Royal Navy; following which he went on to work at a senior level in the commercial shipping sector both in the UK and overseas. Matthew’s many roles included trading, chartering as well as buying and selling tanker vessels and was responsible for setting up the tanker derivatives trading function in one of his companies. In 2011 Matthew established his own Maritime consultancy specializing in giving shipping advice and training to commodity trading companies
As well as being a graduate in business Matthew is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers; a Liveryman in the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights; a husband and a father of two boys.