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Andrew Kineen

Authority Member
Andrew Kinneen 

Prior to his appointment as an Authority Member with the SFPA, Andrew was Head of the Seafood Control Division at the Department of Communications, Marine & Natural Resources (DCMNR). Andrew is also currently one of Ireland’s representatives on the Administrative Board of the Community Fisheries Control Agency. He brings to the SFPA a wealth of experience in the sea-fisheries industry, having started his career on trawlers around the coast of Ireland in whitefish, herring and prawn fisheries. He also worked with the European Commission (EC) as a European Fisheries Inspector and as a Community Inspector in the North East Atlantic. Before commencing his employment with the EC, Andrew was appointed as a Sea-Fisheries Protection Officer at DCMNR where he was engaged in the regulation of sea-fisheries conservation law and food safety law. He also served as a Fish Quality Officer, based primarily in Galway and Ros an Mhil.