Our People

Our founding director and principal consultant, Mercedes Rosello LLB(Hons) MA(Res), is a qualified solicitor with a career that spans close to two decades of legal advisory and research work. Mercedes has a background as a reinsurance lawyer in City of London, and a specialism in public international law and European Union law in the field of fisheries conservation and management.

Mercedes has unique expertise in the regulation of distant water fishing vessels, the international duties of flag and coastal States, the global and regional institutional governance of high seas fisheries, and the operational patterns and human security impacts of IUU fishing.

Mercedes is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Hull, and her full professional and academic profile and list of publications are available here.