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Meet the Northcoast Seafood Team

All our Staff at Northcoast Seafoods Ltd are friendly, helpful and professional! Feel free to contact any of us and we will assist you in any way we can.

Meet the Northcoast Seafood Team
Fridrik Thorsteinsson - Managing Director

Having attained a BSc Honours Degree in Fisheries from the University of Akureyri, Iceland Fridrik has worked his way up from working as a fisherman on a trawler to Managing Director of Northcoast Seafoods Ltd. His key responsibilities include the sourcing and procurement of raw material for the entire group, and Prawn product sales for the Head Office Division, including Cold and Warm water species.

Steve Berry - Financial Controller

Having gained considerable experience within a varied background as an Independent Financial and IT consultant, Steve joined the company during 2003. His duties cover all aspects of Internal and Group financial reporting and control, reporting directly to the Board of Directors.

Ian Dillerstone - International Sales & Procurement Manager

Ian has 23 years experience in the seafood industry, formerly in a technical role before moving into Sales in 1994. Ian's role comprises of global sourcing and procurement of Whitefish products and the sale of these products into UK Foodservice and Retail outlets.

Leigh McKenna - Technical Manager & Sales Support

Leigh has a family background of working within the seafood industry and he himself has 10 years experience in the business. From 2001 he has been involved with the technical aspects of the business and quality control. He worked freelance for over 2 years starting in 2007, before being recruited into Northcoast Seafoods as our Technical Manager and Sales Support executive in April 2010.

Samantha Douglass - Logistics Manager

Samantha was brought onboard in 2005 Logistics Manager for the Group. Her role involves organizing the import of numerous containers into the UK from Canada, Iceland, China, & Thailand and her previous experience as a Customs Clearance Coordinator prior to joining the company aids her in this process. In addition Samantha is also responsible for arranging Cold storage and onward deliveries of our products to our customers.

Dyan Berry - Customer Service Coordinator

Having graduated in 2005 with a BSc Degree in Ecology Dyan has since worked in the Retail and Banking industries where she has acquired extensive Customer Service skills. Primarily handling complaints and dealing with enquiries prior to joining Northcoast Seafoods Ltd her duties now include the processing of sales orders and invoices, website updates and administration.

Affiliate Companies of Northcoast Seafoods

Northcoast Seafoods is part of the Kangamiut Group, and has other branches around Europe.

Environmental Policy

Ethical, environmental and sustainability are key issues for us and we understand the need to ensure that both the customer's targets and ours are achieved continously.

Seafood Nutritional Values

Seafood while being delicious, when eaten as part of a healthy diet can be of benefit to our health. We've provided recipes and nutritional values on all of our produce and further information on including seafood in your diet.


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Seafood Sustainability Policy
Seafood Quality Assurance
Coldwater Prawns
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Atlantic Cod / Pacific Cod
Atlantic Haddock
Alaskan Pollock
Yellow Fin Sole
Eating Seafood in your Diet
Nutritional Value of Seafood
Seafood Recipes