Shetland Fisheries Training Centre Trust

The NAFC Marine Centre is operated by the Shetland Fisheries Training Centre Trust (SFTCT), which is governed by a Board of Trustees: three representing the local seafood industries and seven independent appointees.

SFTCT is registered as a charity in Scotland (Scottish Charity Number SC003715).

The Interim Manager of the NAFC Marine Centre manages the Centre, reporting to the Board of Trustees.

Interim Manager

  • Willie Shannon


  • David Sandison (Shetland Aquaculture) - Chair
  • Martin Leyland (Independent) - Vice-Chair
  • Allister Rendall (Independent)
  • Brian Isbister (Independent)
  • George Sutherland (Independent)
  • Gordon Johnson (Seafood Shetland)
  • Grant Cumming (Independent)
  • Irene Hambleton (Independent)
  • John Goodlad (Independent)
  • Simon Collins (Shetland Fishermen's Association)