Frank Fleming lives in Schull in West Cork. He has been a commercial fisherman and fishing vessel owner for 26 years and is familiar with all aspects of the Irish fishing industry. He is one of the founding members of the "Responsible Irish Fish" label. He is a director of the Irish South and West Fish Producers Organisation. He has been involved in the development of the BIM Seafood Environmental Management System for the Irish catching sector for the last four years.