The AIFCA Team

Stephen Bolt



Dr Stephen Bolt

Chief Executive Officer 

Dr Stephen Bolt MCIWEM, MIOB was appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities (IFCAs) in September 2011.

Stephen has a wide ranging environmental background, with an academic foundation in Marine Biology including expertise in crustacean ecology and physiology and marine conservation. He has published over 35 scientific papers and worked internationally on ecologically sensitive areas including working under the Canadian arctic ice.  He also has particular expertise in sustainability and water related legislation. He has held senior roles in the Water Industry including being Head of Environmental Standards before moving into commercial Environmental Consultancies as Business Manager for Integrated Water and Environmental Management and subsequently Regional Managing Director.

Stephen is a Marine Management Organisation appointee on the Eastern IFCA Committee and is deeply committed to Marine Conservation and Fisheries.

 Sally Standring 

Administration and Finance Officer

Joined IFCA on 3rd May 2016 following a career in media, construction and the local brewery.