Meet the team

Mark Ssemakula


Project Officer

Mark’s main interest is working across Africa to reduce environmental damage.

He has a keen interest in policy development and fisheries compliance. Mark spends much of his time working with Stop Illegal Fishing, ensuring that the organisation functions effectively and that the network grows. Mark is passionate about communications and he manages the awareness aspects of many of our projects, including project websites, news articles and promotional materials.


Bio facts

Citizenship: Motswana

Qualifications: MSc Environmental Science, University of Botswana, (estimated completion – May 2015) and BSc (Honours) Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, University of Namibia.

Other training: Several IT related courses as well as basic training in both leadership and peer counselling.

Countries of work experience: Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo and Zambia.

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