Meet the Team

Josh Ackrill

Global Trading Director
Josh has over 10 years of experience in the business and has modernised the operation's systems in order to stay ahead of the game on behalf of our valued clients. Buying and selling are Josh's natural focus with a keen eye for opportunities which add value to his client's businesses. This has lead to a proven track record on new product development into various sectors. This has proven to be a valuable asset when working with James in supply to the retail sector.

Nigel Ackrill

CEO
Founder and CEO - Nigel brings 40 years of knowledge and experience in the seafood industry. He is the driving force behind the ethical and sustainable manner in which the company functions. A force to be reckoned with and a reputation as a man of his word.

Josh Ackrill

Global Trading Director
Josh has over 10 years of experience in the business and has modernised the operation's systems in order to stay ahead of the game on behalf of our valued clients. Buying and selling are Josh's natural focus with a keen eye for opportunities which add value to his client's businesses. This has lead to a proven track record on new product development into various sectors. This has proven to be a valuable asset when working with James in supply to the retail sector.

Nigel Ackrill

CEO
Founder and CEO - Nigel brings 40 years of knowledge and experience in the seafood industry. He is the driving force behind the ethical and sustainable manner in which the company functions. A force to be reckoned with and a reputation as a man of his word.

Hayley Stephens

Account Manager
Joining Simply Seafoods in 2022, Hayley has an abundance of experience with customer relations and international management. With previous roles across Europe, Hayley also brings the asset of a second language, translating and communicating in French to liaise with suppliers. Hayley will be working closely with our Global Trading Director, Josh, as she looks to move into the Account Manager role once training is complete. This will include managing all customer enquiries, logistics, and invoices for Simply Seafoods Europe.

James Melvin

Senior Account Manager
James began with Simply Seafoods in 2021, bringing with him a vast wealth of experience and skill in the industry. James's dedication to his customers is displayed in his excellent communication, honesty and desire to deliver the finest service in the business to match the finest products on the market.

Nuria Vilanova

Order and Logistics Administrator
Nuria joined us in 2022, bringing exceptional strategic and managerial experience with her. Nuria’s commitment to business improvement and building strong client relationships is extremely valuable, as she goes on to handle the day-to-day logistics of container management and order processing for our esteemed partners within the Glenmar Seafoods UK portfolio.

Hayley Stephens

Account Manager
Joining Simply Seafoods in 2022, Hayley has an abundance of experience with customer relations and international management. With previous roles across Europe, Hayley also brings the asset of a second language, translating and communicating in French to liaise with suppliers. Hayley will be working closely with our Global Trading Director, Josh, as she looks to move into the Account Manager role once training is complete. This will include managing all customer enquiries, logistics, and invoices for Simply Seafoods Europe.

James Melvin

Senior Account Manager
James began with Simply Seafoods in 2021, bringing with him a vast wealth of experience and skill in the industry. James's dedication to his customers is displayed in his excellent communication, honesty and desire to deliver the finest service in the business to match the finest products on the market.

Nuria Vilanova

Order and Logistics Administrator
Nuria joined us in 2022, bringing exceptional strategic and managerial experience with her. Nuria’s commitment to business improvement and building strong client relationships is extremely valuable, as she goes on to handle the day-to-day logistics of container management and order processing for our esteemed partners within the Glenmar Seafoods UK portfolio.

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