Jennifer Ashworth is the Marine Biological Association Governor representing the Fishmongers' Company. Since being invited to join the Fishmongers Company Jennifer has represented the Company on their Fish and Fisheries Committee as well as the MBA Council. Jen is employed by Natural England, previously overseeing work on MPA management including setting objectives for MPAs and providing conservation advice. She was previously Principal Specialist Marine Evidence for Natural England and led work on MCZ identification, research and MPA monitoring. Jennifer joined Natural England in 2005 after completing her PhD and has undertaken research in Egypt, the Seychelles, Ireland, Scotland and Cyprus. Jen is currently on secondment to Defra working on EU Exit and fisheries science.