Per Erik Bergh, Coordinator
Per Erik Bergh has for over 30 years been working globally in the maritime and fisheries fields. His main passion is fighting illegal fishing and assisting operational MCS staff to bring perpetrators to justice.
He achieves this through his extensive network that has been built from his initial years in the Norwegian coastguard, his extensive global travel and engagement in international fishery and maritime affairs and from over two decades living and working in Africa.
Per Erik has worked in over 40 countries around the world in Africa, Asia, Europe and America where he’s been involved in the development of the MCS element of fishery management plans, working in aspects ranging from training inspectors to supporting regional and international negotiations of fisheries instruments.
Per Erik was one of the founding members of Stop Illegal Fishing and heads up the Stop Illegal Fishing Investigative Unit.
Stop Illegal Fishing Commitment to SADC MCSCC
On 9 March 2023, Stop Illegal Fishing (SIF) delivered a message of support...
The SADC Fisheries Monitoring, Control and Surveillance Coordination Centre – set to enter into force in April 2023
Gaborone, 9 March 2023. The Republic of Botswana became the eleventh signatory of...
Angola: Training in port State measures
The Nelson Mandela University in cooperation with Stop Illegal Fishing (SIF) conducted training...
FCWC 14th Session of the Conference of Ministers – fisheries management for a sustainable blue economy
The Fisheries Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea (FCWC) 14th Session...