As a rapidly expanding company with a growing workforce, everyone is important for its success; however, for contact purposes, the management team is listed below.
Ben Wilson – Managing Director
Telephone: 07990 595 909
Ben has developed the marine division to satisfy the demands of the changing industry; by supplying tailored solutions for our clients. Having been involved with the business since it was established, he has worked through every department of the company and understands the needs of both clients and employees, to ensure that everyone’s needs are satisfied.
Douglas Wilson – Director
Telephone: 07770 541 248
Douglas has over 30 years’ experience of owning and operating commercial vessels and manages the annual dry docking of the vessels. He started his career in fishing and then diversified into what is now one of the largest mussel farm operations in Scotland.
Helen Wilson – Director
Telephone: 07919 533 001
Having been involved in the business since its inception, Helen plays a vital support role within the company, including mussel deliveries to local hotels and restaurants in Mull and the surrounding area.
Margo Wilkie – Financial Controller
Telephone: 07818 116 553
Margo joined the company in 2011, bringing the financial skills and experience she developed while successfully running her own business for many years. In addition to controlling all aspects of finance, she is responsible for maintaining the standards required for ISO 9001 Quality Management.
Lee Smith – Marine Technical Manager
Telephone: 07824 160 847
Having many years of experience as both a skipper and working offshore, Lee is responsible for our Safety Management System and ISO 45001 accreditation, with the aim to provide a proactive on-board safety culture within an expanding fleet. Since re-joining the company in 2015, he ensures that the skippers’ needs are addressed promptly and efficiently and that vessels are maintained to the highest standards, with minimal downtime. Lee is also the deputy DPA onshore.
Alan Palmer – Financial & Commercial Manager
Telephone: 07825 912 155
Alan has worked internationally as an engineer in the offshore drilling industry, and previous to that, in the aquaculture industry around Skye. Since joining the company in 2016, he had been responsible for crewing, vessel logistics, business support and has an in-depth knowledge of the operational side of the company. Alan is now responsible for contract tendering and controlling the companies’ finance department.
Fraser McKenzie – Crew Co-ordinator
Telephone: 07506 976 872
Fraser is a longstanding member of the local coastguard team and brings a wealth of experience to the onshore team. He has previously worked abroad but more recently had a role co-ordinating logistics and administrating accounts/services for the local authority. He is responsible for the comprehensive support of our crew, including monitoring crew qualifications, maintaining our comprehensive training schedule, shift scheduling and crew logistics to ensure smooth operations.
Finlay McLaren – Vessel Co-ordinator
Telephone: 07585 115 816
Finlay has an extensive background in the aquaculture industry as an Assistant Site Manager for a large producer. He is responsible for vessel logistics, mooring project support, as well as scheduling fish feed deliveries around the Highlands and Islands. His attention to detail is essential for the efficient operation of the entire fleet. He is also responsible for monitoring our ISO 14001 Environmental Management standards.
Steven Sanderson – Procurement & IT Co-ordinator
Telephone: 07884 512 873
Steven has over 20 years experience in the maritime industry as a Business Systems Analyst working on various vessel and onshore projects. He is responsible for procurement of parts for the vessels and overseeing our IT systems. He also provides support to the Marine Technical Manager whilst also looking at business system improvements.
Naomi Knight – Project Co-ordinator
Telephone: 07780 706 838
Naomi helps manage a successful multi-disciplined construction company and has joined Inverlussa part-time to assist in various projects. She is responsible for tracking the progress of new build vessels, promoting the mussel farm and also researching opportunities in new markets to maintain the sustainable growth of the business.
Cameron Maclean – Mussel Farm Manager
Telephone: 07766 544 057
With 21 years’ experience in aquaculture, Cameron joined us in 2005. He supervises the year round duties of the team involved in producing the harvest while maintaining the Grade A quality standards of the product. The mussels are then distributed to major supermarkets around the country, in addition to providing fresh produce to local hotels and restaurants.