Kerry Lewis

Kerry Lewis


Kerry the Operations Director at MEP and she is an economist experienced in data analysis and statistics for fisheries and aquaculture projects. Before joining MEP, Kerry gained over 20 years of project management experience in the finance and management consulting sectors.

Since joining MEP in 2014, Kerry has coordinated the key management of many of MEP’s multidisciplinary projects. She has worked on both East and West African fishery projects for the past 6 years, on Southeast Asia projects for 3 years as well as on Middle Eastern and UK studies. Key projects include working on the analysis of fisheries interaction assessments, Marine Protected Area General Management Plans, private sector fisheries and aquaculture investment opportunities, aquaculture development and management, and value chain analysis. Kerry is experienced in stakeholder consultations and engagement and her role in MEP projects is often centered on liaising with stakeholders, project partners and clients where she demonstrates great attention to detail and the ability to manage intricate tasks of scale. For example, she has recently worked on studies for the World Bank, the European Union, International Governments, and private corporate organisations. Kerry has a particular interest in Blue Economy focused consultancies, gaining experience through several global projects, as well as an enthusiasm for studies that include social aspects in fisheries and aquaculture, such as gender considerations and livelihood interventions.

Specialises in:

  • Project management and coordination
  • Stakeholder engagement and consultation
  • Sustainable development of value chains
  • Fisheries Interaction Assessments
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture Investments
  • Data Analysis and Reporting

Regions worked in:

  • United Kingdom
  • Middle East
  • East Africa
  • West Africa
  • Southeast Asia
  • Pacific Islands