Euan McArthur - Farms Manager
Euan has worked in the aquaculture industry since 1989, starting his career at the freshwater Strathaird Farms based on Skye. Euan moved to the sea water site as a Farm Technician and over the past thirty years has served as site manager and as an area manager.
A native of Skye, Euan is married and has two grown up daughters, both of who still live on the island. His parents own a shop in Portree (known locally as 'Harry's') with the family buisness also offering a home delivery service, previously with their own mobile grocery vans.
On leaving Portree High School, Euan attended Ellwood Agriculture College. He remains an active crofter and has farmed a Suckler heard with his family for the past 34 years.
With this background, Euan says that health and wellbeing is the most important part of farming, alongside working within the communities on Skye.
Alasdair Connor - Assistant Farms Manager
Alasdair has been involved in the aquaculture industry from a very young age. He worked on local Skye fish farms before moving abroad, where he held the position of operations manager for a number of years. After leading that company through Best Aquaculture Practice certification, he then successfully project managed the production of a 15,000 tonne license application.
He recently returned home to the North end of the island, only a few miles from the Organic Sea Harvest sites. A shinty player for Skye Camanachd, Alasdair also plays the bagpipes and is well known around local piping circuits.
Adam Rainsden - Fish Health and Welfare Technical Manager
Marine biologist by training, fish farmer by trade.
Adam has become a leading figure within the Cleanerfish sector in recent years and held the position of “Cleanerfish Operations Manager” for Grieg Seafood (Shetland). He has a proven track record of the production, deployment and long-term use of Cleanerfish to control sea lice populations on farmed salmon.
Adam is also a dedicated angler - primarily targeting salmonid species. Outside of work, you are most likely to find him on one of the many rivers of Skye.
Animal welfare and long-term sustainable practice within aquaculture are core values that govern his decision-making processes.